Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce
Blue Ribbon Recipe
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. The Test Kitchen
FOR BRUSSELS SPROUTS
2 lbfresh or thawed frozen brussels sprouts cut in half
4 Tbspolive oil
·freshly cracked black pepper
FOR THE MUSTARD SAUCE
1 lbthick cut bacon-cooked, crumbled-set aside-reserve 4 tblsp of bacon drippings
4 Tbspdiced shallots
3 Tbspdijon mustard
·drizzle of olive oil
FOR THE TOPPING
1/4 cblue cheese crumbles or feta, or goat cheese
4 Tbsptoasted almonds pecans or walnuts
How to Make Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce
- Pre heat oven to 375
Coat brussels in olive oil salt & pepper.
Roast until very deeply golden brown and tender.
- 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.
- In a serving dish, toss brussels with dressing.
Crumble atop with bacon and blue cheese.
Serve warm! Enjoy!