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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots

3
3
3
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
31 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
16 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Yes, you can eat bacon and lose weight. Just a few pieces adds incredible smoky flavor to this Brussels sprouts sauté.

Ingredients

uncooked bacon

4 slice(s), cut in thin strips

uncooked shallot(s)

2 medium, chopped

uncooked Brussels sprouts

1 pound(s), trimmed and sliced (about 8 cups)

water

¼ cup(s)

table salt

½ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp, freshly ground

balsamic vinegar

1 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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