Saturday, November 26, 2011
Easy Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts
1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts
½ slab Applewood thick sliced bacon cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Wash and then trim off any loose or damaged leaves from the sprouts. Trim the root end and cut each sprout in half.
Cook the cubed Bacon in a large skillet on med. Heat Bacon just starts to get crispy. Transfer the bacon with a slotted spoon to a bowl and set aside. In the Bacon grease add the Brussels sprouts flat side down in the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Stir a couple of times and when Brussels are nice and roasted, turn down the heat to med.- low add ¼ cup of water and put a lid on cook for 15 min. or until tender. Then add the crispy bacon and stir and transfer to a serving dish.