Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup and Pancetta

  • Author: Alicia Calvo, MPH, RDN, CDCES, CEDRD
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 6 1x


The combination of the sweet maple syrup and the salty pancetta make the Brussels sprouts a delicious and savory side dish to any dinner meal or holiday gathering. Brussels sprouts are rich in fiber and vitamins A and C.



  • 7 cups Shaved Brussels Sprouts (Earth Exotic)
  • 6 slices Pancetta or center cut bacon
  • ¼ cup Sherry wine
  • ¼ cup Maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. Pancetta or bacon fat
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Line a baking pan with foil.
  2. Spread pancetta or bacon slices on foiled pan. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes or until crispy.
  3. In a frying pan lightly sprayed with olive oil cooking spray, cook shaved Brussels sprouts until golden over medium heat. Toss frequently with a spoon.
  4. Mix Sherry, syrup and pancetta or bacon fat in a measuring cup.
  5. Pour Sherry mixture over Brussels sprouts. Toss until mixed thoroughly.
  6. Top with crumbled pancetta or bacon.
  7. Serve with chicken breast or fish and baked sweet potato.


  • Serves:  6
  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 207
  • Grams Carbohydrates: 26
  • Grams Protein: 6
  • Grams Fat: 8
  • Equivalents: 2 Vegetables, 1 ½ Fats, 1 Carbohydrate