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Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Everyone Can Love
Submitted by Henry, age 9, Paradise Valley
5 bacon strips, chopped (use turkey or soy bacon to reduce sodium and fat)
1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts,trimmedand cut in half
1/2 chopped yellow onion
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain.
In a large skillet, sauté Brussels sprouts and onions in olive oil for 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned.
Stir in the broth, maple syrup, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Uncover; cook and stir 8--10 minutes longer or until Brussels sprouts are tender. Sprinkle with bacon. Enjoy!