Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce

Michelle Wolf

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@3keylimes

This is delicious and a side dish that is gone the minute I get it to the table!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
I feel like brussel sprouts are a very misunderstood veggie. This is one fabulous side dish. I'll definitely be serving this one to guests.

Ingredients

FOR BRUSSELS SPROUTS

2 lb
fresh or thawed frozen brussels sprouts cut in half
4 Tbsp
olive oil
sea salt
freshly cracked black pepper

FOR THE MUSTARD SAUCE

1 lb
thick cut bacon-cooked, crumbled-set aside-reserve 4 tblsp of bacon drippings
4 Tbsp
diced shallots
3 Tbsp
dijon mustard
drizzle of olive oil

FOR THE TOPPING

1/4 c
blue cheese crumbles or feta, or goat cheese
4 Tbsp
toasted almonds pecans or walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre heat oven to 375

Coat brussels in olive oil salt & pepper.

Roast until very deeply golden brown and tender.
2
In a frying pan-fry bacon-set aside cooked bacon and crumble

Reserve 4 tblsp of bacon grease.

In warm pan, add shallots and cook until tender absorbing bits from pan.

Whisk in mustard, reserved bacon grease and remove from heat.

Drizzle olive oil to form a dressing.
3
In a serving dish, toss brussels with dressing.

Crumble atop with bacon and blue cheese.

Serve warm! Enjoy!

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