Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots
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Yes, you can eat bacon and lose weight. Just a few pieces adds incredible smoky flavor to this Brussels sprouts sauté.
uncooked bacon4 slice(s), cut in thin strips
uncooked shallot(s)2 medium, chopped
uncooked Brussels sprouts1 pound(s), trimmed and sliced (about 8 cups)
table salt½ tsp
black pepper¼ tsp, freshly ground
balsamic vinegar1 Tbsp
- In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook bacon, stirring frequently, until crisp, about 5 minutes; remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon to drain.
- Remove and discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon fat from skillet; place skillet back over medium heat. Add shallots; cook, stirring often, until almost tender, about 3 minutes.
- Add Brussels sprouts, water, salt and pepper to skillet; increase heat to medium-high and cook, tossing frequently, until sprouts are crisp-tender and golden in spots, about 8 minutes. Stir in vinegar and bacon; remove from heat. Yields about 2/3 cup per serving.