Tasty Tuesday: Cory’s Real Brussel Sprouts

Bacon makes everything better, doesn’t it? Even Brussel sprouts.

Although, I’m not sure why brussels got such a bad rap. They’re green and lovable; and thankfully, they’ve made quite the come back in the last five years.

Since I don’t personally cook (well, anyway), I thought I’d start sharing some of my favorite recipes that I’ve actually tried, enjoyed or I’m filing away for a when the mood strikes. Today’s recipe feature’s Cory’s delicious Brussel sprouts, which are the perfect side to any dish.

“Real Brussel Sprouts” Recipe by Cory Miller
Serves 4-6

Ingredients

30 golf ball-sized Brussel sprouts
1/4 white onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
6 strips of bacon
1 and 1/2 cup chicken broth
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in pan until crisp.
  2. While bacon is cooking, clean Brussel sprouts and remove easy-to-peel outer layers.
  3. Remove bacon from pan.
  4. Using same pan, stir in Brussel sprouts, onions, garlic and salt/pepper (to taste) to bacon grease on high heat for 4 minutes.
  5. While cooking, chop bacon into bits.
  6. After the 4 minutes, add bacon bits and chicken broth.
  7. Cover pan and reduce heat to low for 4 minutes; removing lid for 2 additional minutes.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

What’s your favorite way to make brussels? Or, what interesting ways are you seeing them on restaurant menus lately?

 

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