Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 9:16PM
Michelle in Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Recipes, Vegetable Side Dishes

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Yield: Side Dish for 8


2 lbs pound brussels sprouts, washed and cut in half

6 oz slab bacon, cut into lardons

2 medium shallots, finely chopped

1-2 T olive oil

salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium-low heat until crisp. Remove bacon pieces from the skillet and drain on paper towel. Discard all but 1 T bacon fat, and add olive oil to the pan.

Sauté shallots until they are soft and fragrant. Add brussels sprouts and bacon to the pan and sauté until the sprouts are nicely browned and cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste, before serving.

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