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Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts

The balsamic glaze and bacon add so much flavor to this tasty dish - Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts. If you're not a fan of brussels sprouts yet, then you will be after trying this. So great as a side dish but also on its own and eaten with rice! 

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Balsamic Glaze Brussels Sprouts, Balsamic Vinegar, Brussels Sprouts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Manila Spoon


  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 4 slices Bacon, chopped
  • 16 oz Brussels Sprouts, shaved or shredded
  • 2-4 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar, or to taste
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


  1. Heat oil in a deep or large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and bacon and cook until the bacon has released its fat and turned light brown about  3-5 minutes.

  2. Add the brussels sprouts and saute until slightly tender and crisp, about 3-5 minutes. 

  3. Pour in the vinegar and water; cover and cook in low to medium heat until vegetables are tender, 3-5 minutes. Season with sugar, salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately with rice, if preferred