Nutty Brussels Sprouts Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Nutty Brussels Sprouts which belongs to the Sides recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 pound (455 g) brussels sprouts
  2. cup (75 g) hazelnuts
  3. 6 tablespoons (84 g) butter, divided
  4. 4 slices bacon
  5. teaspoon salt or Vege-Sal
  6. teaspoon pepper

Cooking Instructions

Trim the stems of the brussels sprouts and remove any wilted or yellowed leaves.

Thinly slice brussels sprouts using the slicing blade of a food processor.

Chop the hazelnuts to a medium texture in a food processor.

Melt 2 tablespoons (28 g) of the butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat and add the hazelnuts.

Saute, stirring frequently, for about 7 minutes or until golden.

Remove from the skillet and set aside.

Cook the bacon, either using a separate skillet or the microwave.

While the bacon is cooking, melt the remaining 4 tablespoons (56 g) of butter over medium-high heat in the same skillet you used for the hazelnuts.

Add the sliced brussels sprouts and saute, stirring frequently, for 7 to 10 minutes or until tender.

Stir in the toasted hazelnuts and the seasonings and transfer to a serving dish.

Drain the bacon, crumble it over the top, and serve.

Serving Yield

4 servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 12 grams of carbohydrates and 5 grams of fiber, for a total of 7 grams of usable carbs and 8 grams of protein.