Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Brussels Sprouts with Canadian Bacon

Servings: 12
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 20 minutes


  • 2 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie margarine
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 3 ounces Canadian bacon, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • salt (to taste)
  • freshly ground pepper (to taste)


  1. After slicing off the stem ends, slice the Brussels sprouts thin.
  2. Heat margarine in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Add shallots and Canadian bacon, sauteeing and stirring frequently until shallots are soft and bacon is browned (about 5 minutes).
  3. Toss in the Brussels sprouts and contine to cook, stirring frequently until Brussels sprouts are cooked (about 5 minutes).
  4. Add lemon juice and continue to cook for another minute.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Per serving:52 calories (20% calories from fat), 4 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.3 g saturated fat), 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fiber, 4 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium
Exchanges:2 vegetable




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