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Braised Brussels Sprouts

Caraway, onion, bacon and chicken broth dress up these wonderful brussels sprouts.—Yvonne Anderson, New Philadelphia, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts
  • 2 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Trim Brussels sprout stems; using a paring knife, cut an "X" in the bottom of each. In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add sprouts; cook, covered, 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  • Cook and stir onion in bacon drippings until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until liquid is almost evaporated. Add Brussels sprouts; stir in bacon.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 91 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

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    Jan 11, 2020

    The whole family loves this side dish, it is one of everybody favorite at Thanksgiving, it is the one most requested,

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