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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots

Looking for a simple recipe that will look and taste outstanding on your holiday table? Make Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots.

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Whenever I make this side dish, it gets rave reviews (even from the kids!). It's a wonderful way to introduce them to Brussels sprouts. I think it's the bacon, which makes everything better, right?

This Brussels Sprouts recipe is a wonderful change from the usual broccoli or green beans side dish. We have this for Thanksgiving every year, but it would also be a great accompaniment to your Easter ham. My kids always request it for any kind of special or celebratory dinner.

I wasn't familiar with shallots until a few years ago, when a recipe introduced me to them, and now I just love them! They have such a deep, rich flavor that makes everything taste better.

In your grocery store's produce section, look for bags of 1 1/2 – 2 lbs brussels sprouts. They're usually near the bagged salads. I've used bagged sprouts from both Aldi and Costco.

If you're looking for a more everyday version, try my Roasted Brussels Sprouts.

If you'd prefer a cold side dish for your holiday table, try this delicious Brussels Sprouts Salad with Cranberries.

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Shallots

Yield: 6

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup sliced shallots
  • 1 1/2 lbs Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth (I use low sodium bouillon)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Chop the bacon into small pieces, add to skillet and saute for 5 minutes or until bacon begins to brown.

Remove skillet from heat. Remove the bacon from pan, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in pan (discard the remaining drippings).

Return skillet to medium-high heat, and stir in bacon, shallots, and Brussels sprouts. Stir frequently to saute for 4 minutes.

Add garlic, and saute for 4 more minutes or until garlic begins to brown (stir frequently so that garlic does not burn).

Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes or until the broth mostly evaporates and the sprouts are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat; stir in salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 111Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 377mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 8g

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots is linked up to Fluster's Creative Muster Party at Fluster Buster and The SITS Girls Linky.

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danielle

Thursday 20th of March 2014

I love brussel sprouts - this looks so good! Thanks so much for linking this up to the Friday Frenzy - hope to see you again tomorrow!

Terri | Sugar Free Glow

Monday 17th of March 2014

Looks delicious! Pinned it!

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