Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

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  • 3

    slices bacon, chopped

  • 1

    tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan

  • 1

    shallot, chopped

  • pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed, small spouts left whole, larger spouts halved

  • Salt and pepper, to your taste

  • 1

    cup chicken broth


Brown bacon in a medium skillet over medium high heat. Remove bacon to a paper towel lined plate. Add extra-virgin olive oil to the pan, 1 turn. Add shallots to the pan and saute 1 to 2 minutes. Add Brussels spouts and coat in oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook Brussels sprouts 2 to 3 minutes to begin to soften, then add broth. Bring broth to a bubble, cover and reduce heat to medium low. Cook 10 minutes, until tender. Transfer sprouts to a serving dish with a slotted spoon and top with cooked bacon bits.


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