Caramelized Brussels Sprouts & Bacon ZENB Pasta Agile Skillet


PREP TIME 20 minutes

COOK TIME 11 minutes

TOTAL TIME 31 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 266g
Servings: 6

Calories: 350

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat15g19%
Saturated Fat4.5g23%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber15g9%
Total Sugar32g
Added Sugar3g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 15%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 595mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

Sweet and salty caramelized Brussels sprouts create a satisfying side or main meal using ZENB Pasta Agile. This dish is a good source of fiber and perfect for a crowd.


  • 1/4 pound bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 cups shaved Brussels sprouts
  • 2 cups unsalted vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, divided
  • 12 ounces ZENB Pasta Agile, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted hazelnuts
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan



Heat a large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add bacon; cook 4-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper-towel-lined-plate.


Meanwhile, increase heat to medium-high. Add Brussels sprouts to drippings in same skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally until deep golden brown.


Add broth and 1 teaspoon thyme; bring mixture to the boil. Stir in Pasta Agile. Cover and cook 2 minutes on medium heat, until pasta is tender. Remove pan from heat; stir in reserved bacon.


Garnish with hazelnuts, Parmesan and remaining thyme before serving.

Tasty Tips

Save time by buying pre-shaved Brussels sprouts in the bagged salad section of the produce department.

Mandolin slicers quickly yield thin, even slices of veggies.

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