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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3 slices bacon, chopped

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

1 shallot, chopped

1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed, small sprouts left whole, larger sprouts halved

Salt and pepper, to your taste

1 cup chicken broth


  1. 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 sprouts 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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