Maple Brussel Sprouts and Ham Hash with Spiralized Apples

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Maple Brussel Sprout and Ham Hash with Apple Noodles

These Brussels Sprouts and Ham bowls with spiralized apples are the perfect balance of sweet and savory. They’re Paleo-friendly, gluten-free, and packed with veggies, protein, and just enough salty and sweet.

Maple Brussel Sprout and Ham Hash with Apple Noodles

Maple Brussel Sprouts and Ham Hash with Spiralized Apples

It’s nearing that time of the year: the holidays! Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, and everything in between!

It’s time to gather with friends and family around the table and eat delicious food – and this year, let’s make it healthy too. Whether you’re attending a holiday potluck, planning Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, or just want a special meal at home, you’ll love this recipe.

Maple Brussel Sprout and Ham Hash with Apple Noodles

The Brussels sprouts soak up the flavor of the salty ham and the easy maple broth gives the dish an extra kick of sweetness, which is complemented by the spiralized apples.

If you’re looking for spiralizer recipes using apples, this is it! If you’re a vegetarian, swap in your favorite veg protein here, like a maple glazed tofu or even just toss in some quinoa.

You can prepare this in advance, just don’t spiralize the apples until you’re ready to serve – they’ll oxidize and brown quickly.

Maple Brussel Sprout and Ham Hash with Apple Noodles

You can serve this as a side dish (perfect for Thanksgiving) or it can be enjoyed as a solo meal. If you’re serving to a group, toss the spiralized apples with the brussels sprouts and ham mixture so they evenly distribute throughout.

Want to make this for breakfast? Top it with a fried egg!

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Nutritional Information & Recipe

Maple Brussel Sprout & Ham Hash with Apple Noodles

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 cups whole Brussels sprouts end trimmed, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 cup cubed ham
  • 1 apple Blade D

Instructions

  • Heat half of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once oil is shimmering, add the garlic, red pepper flakes, and Brussels sprouts to the pan and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes, tossing frequently. Cover with a lid and add vegetable broth if the sprouts start to stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together the vegetable broth and maple syrup in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Once Brussels sprouts are more fork tender and lightly browned, add the ham and drizzle with the maple syrup broth. Toss to combine thoroughly and cook for 3 minutes or until the broth reduces and thickens. Pour the mixture into a large mixing bowl and add the apple noodles and toss OR if serving as a meal, divide brussels sprouts and ham mixture into bowls and top with apple noodles. Serve.

Maple Brussels Sprouts and Ham Hash with Spiralized Apples

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12 comments

Jennifer Corbet says:
That looks Deeeee-Vine!
Thanks so much Jennifer!
Jennifer Corbet says:
Just starting: how much garlic?
Jennifer Corbet says:
Made the recipe with a little onion (out of shallots) and one clove of garlic. Sat down for a rare and lovely breakfast with my husband before he went to work. The dish was a huge hit with us both, and will definitely be repeated. Thank you! It is dishes like this that make me so glad that I both eat Paleo and bought a spiralizer. My hubby said this morning that he is eating things that he NEVER would have before, and really enjoying it. Me too.
I'm so glad to hear that you are helping your hubby eat more healthy - that's my goal! I'm so happy you liked this recipe and are having fun with your spiralizer. Thanks for your kind note :)
Sonya says:
Lovely recipes and presentation!
Sonya what a sweet note, thank you!
Becky says:
Gonna make this tonight....so excited!!! Thanks for the great recipe, Ali!!
Becky - you're very welcome! Hope you enjoy it :)
Jen says:
We really liked this! It was very different from anything we'd had before. Our apple kept becoming jammed in the spiralizer, but we made it work. I didn't see garlic on the ingredient list, but it was mentioned later. We put one large clove, but I will do more next time. Thank you for the innovative idea!

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cauliflower and carrot masala, totally normal meal on thanksgiving eve, right? 😅🥄

tomorrow we’re going to my BIL’s to hang out with Lu’s side of the family, and I’m excited to see everyone (it’s been YEARS!) and have the kids spend time with their cousins, aunts and uncles 🙏🏼

for the curry, simmer cauliflower, carrots, a jar of @mayakaimalfoods, and 2 cups of @bonafideprovisions veggie broth in a large pot for 20 minutes or until thickened to your preference. add cooked lentils, stir, and serve with jasmine rice, chutney and toasted naan. easy 30 minute meal 👏🏼 not exactly thanksgiving-friendly, but worth a share!

safe travels today and tomorrow and wishing everyone a safe and happy thanksgiving 🦃 I’m so grateful for you
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