Cider-Maple Brussels Sprouts


Making this autumn side dish couldn't be easier; just toss brussels sprouts in your slow cooker and top with cider, maple syrup, thyme, and onion.

Cider-Maple Brussels Sprouts
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 25 mins
6 cups


  • 2 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved

  • 1 cup slivered red onion

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup apple cider or juice

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme


  1. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine Brussels sprouts and onion. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour cider over sprout mixture.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

  3. In a small bowl combine melted butter, maple syrup, and thyme. Pour over sprouts in cooker, stirring to combine. If desired, garnish with additional fresh thyme leaves.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

90 Calories
4g Fat
13g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 151mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 65.6mg 328%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Potassium 326mg 7%
Folate, total 48.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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