Remember, DATES are extremely versatile 🤗🌈🌴you can use them in a lot of desserts, as well as in savoury dishes, like this delicious Brussel sprouts!
¾ pound of halved Brussels sprouts
Sonora Valley Medjool Dates
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of black pepper
½ teaspoon of garlic powder
2 bacon slices
For the balsamic glaze:
2 tablespoons of butter or margarine
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
3 pitted and sliced dates
2 pitted and chopped dates
➡️Preheat the oven to 350°F.
➡️In a medium bowl put the Brussels sprouts with salt, pepper, garlic powder and a few dashes of olive oil, enough to help the seasoning stick to the sprouts.
➡️Put them on a baking pan and roast for 20-25 minutes.
➡️For the sauce, on a saucepan, fry the bacon to your preferred level of crispiness and remove from the skillet.
➡️Add the butter, when melted, add balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and chopped dates.
➡️Mix and cook until the mixture starts to thicken. Give your sauce a taste, if the flavor is to intense, add a few tablespoons of water and let it reduce for a further 2 minutes.
🍽🤩Serve the Brussels sprouts, pour the glaze over and add the bacon, sliced dates and sliced almonds.