How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

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Braised Brussels Sprouts Recipe

  • 2 lb. Brussels sprouts
  • 5 oz. bacon, diced
  • 4 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1¼ to 1 1/2 c. chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp salted butter
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 tsp salt

Cook the bacon until golden brown, remove from pan and set aside in a bowl, leaving the bacon grease in the pan.

Return the pan to medium heat, add the shallots and thyme and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.

Transfer the shallot mixture to the bowl with the bacon.

Pour ¼ c. of the stock into the pan and, using a spoon, stir to scrape up the browned bits from the pan bottom. Melt butter.

If any of the brussels sprouts seem too large, split in half with a knife.

Add the brussels sprouts and salt and stir to coat evenly.

Cook until the brussels sprouts begin to brown, 3 to 4 minutes.

Stir in stock ¼ – ½ cup at a time as needed to keep pan moist. Cook until tender. Remove from heat then toss in bacon and shallot mixture and red wine vinegar.

Brussels Sprouts Provencal

  • 1 lb brussels sprouts
  • 1 T. oil
  • 1 med onion, chopped fine
  • 1 clove garlice, minced or pressed
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes or 1 (16 oz.) can diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese

Wash and trim brussels sprouts of any yellow leaves. In heated oil saute onion and garlic for about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper.. Simmer for 8-10 minutes stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook brussels sprouts in boiling, salted water, uncovered for 6 - 8 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Combine with tomato sauce. Heat 2-3 minutes longer. Transfer to serving platter. Sprinkle with grated cheese, if used, and serve with grated cheese, if used.

You can use 2 (10 oz) packages frozen brussels sprouts for the fresh. Cook according to package directions.

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