½ pound bacon, diced
16 ounces fresh Brussel sprouts
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon butter, melted
2 Tablespoons whole grain Dijon mustard
2 Tablespoon honey
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet cook bacon over medium heat, drain and reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Trim the ends off the Brussel sprouts. Cut in half, lengthwise. Place the sprouts in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over ¾ cups of water; bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes, drain. Heat skillet over medium heat and add bacon drippings and garlic. Cook garlic over medium heat until fragrant. Add sprouts, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes. In a small bowl, combine the butter, honey and mustard. Drizzle over sprouts and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes. Toss with bacon and season with salt and pepper.