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Satisfying Sides
Total Time:
about 1 hour
Active Time:
30 minutes

Creamed Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts
3 oz shallots, finely chopped
4 slices bacon, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, leaves only
2 oz Deli Gruyere cheese
1/2 cup Alfredo sauce

Steps

  1. Remove ends from sprouts, cut in half, and slice. Chop shallots and bacon (wash hands). Preheat large sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place bacon in pan; cook and stir 4–5 minutes or until bacon is browned and crispy. Remove bacon from pan (reserve 2 tablespoons bacon fat in pan).
  2. Add sprouts and shallots to bacon fat; cook and stir 4–5 minutes or until sprouts are tender. Remove leaves from thyme stems; shred cheese (1/2 cup). Stir in Alfredo sauce, bacon, thyme, and cheese until cheese melts and mixture is hot. Serve.

Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients

2 large sweet potatoes
1 orange, for zest/juice
2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
2/3 cup low-sugar apricot preserves
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon kosher salt

Steps

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 6 cups). Place potatoes in microwave-safe bowl with 2 tablespoons water and cover; microwave on HIGH for 8–10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Zest orange peel (1/2 teaspoon); squeeze for juice (1/4 cup). Chop parsley.
  3. Preheat small saucepan on medium 2–3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients (except parsley); cook and stir 5–7 minutes or until glaze is thick. Drain potatoes well; toss with glaze and top with parsley. Serve.

Pineapple "Right-Side-Up" Bread Pudding

Ingredients

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
8 oz Bakery Italian bread, cubed
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 eggs (or 1 cup egg substitute)
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice (or ground cinnamon)
1 (20-oz) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
Cooking spray
1 (6-oz) jar maraschino cherries, drained

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut butter into small pieces; place in large bowl to soften. Cut bread into 1-inch pieces. Add sugar to butter; beat with electric mixer until blended and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, until well blended (or add egg substitute all at once). Stir in spice and pineapple, then bread until blended.
  3. Coat 9-inch baking dish with spray; transfer bread mixture to dish. Place cherries in rows on top of bread mixture, pressing in slightly. Bake 25–30 minutes or until golden and center is set. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your menu with dinner rolls and pie for dessert.
  • These sides are designed for serving with a nice main course such as a baked ham, roasted turkey, or beef roast.

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Creamed Brussels Sprouts

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Creamed Brussels Sprouts

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 180kcal; FAT 13.00g; SAT FAT 5.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 35mg; SODIUM 300mg; CARB 9g; FIBER 3.00g; SUGARS 3g; PROTEIN 8g; CALC 10%; VIT A 15%; VIT C 90%; IRON 6%

Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 190kcal; FAT 12.00g; SAT FAT 7.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 30mg; SODIUM 200mg; CARB 21g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 13g; PROTEIN 1g; CALC 2%; VIT A 170%; VIT C 25%; IRON 0%

Pineapple "Right-Side-Up" Bread Pudding

CALORIES (per 1/9 recipe) 250kcal; FAT 7.00g; SAT FAT 3.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 15mg; SODIUM 220mg; CARB 43g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 27g; PROTEIN 6g; CALC 4%; VIT A 6%; VIT C 10%; IRON 10%

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