Brussel Sprouts With Bacon And Beer Recipe

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Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Beer

Louise Casey

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@VillagerLouise

Shared at the April 15 Curious Cuisiners meeting by Janine Woodsford


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Serves:

6-8

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
brussel sprouts
6 oz
thick cut bacon, chopped
1
shallot, peeled and sliced
12 oz
bottle beer, something light and crisp
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
pinch
crushed red pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim the ends of each Brussel sprout, removing excess leaves. Cut the sprouts in half leaving the smallest sprouts whole.
2
Place a large skillet over medium heat Add the chopped bacon and sauté until crisp.
3
Add the sliced shallots. Sauté another 2-3 minutes to soften. Then add the Brussel sprouts. Stir and sear the sides of the sprouts for 4-5 minutes.
4
Pour the bottle of beer into the skillet. Add the salt and both peppers. Bring to a simmer and lower the heat a little. Stir and simmer until the beer has reduced to a glaze and the sprouts are cooked through, 12-15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American