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brussel sprouts gratin

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Recipe by
linda mcdougal
cordova, TN
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Ingredients For brussel sprouts gratin

  • 1 lb
    brussel sprouts
  • 2 oz
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh bread crumbs
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, cut up

How To Make brussel sprouts gratin

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375.
  • 2
    Prepare the brussels sprouts by cutting a thin slice off the root end of each and then cutting an X in that end so it cooks evenly inside and out.
  • 3
    In a large pot of boiling, salted water, blanch sprouts until they are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Drain, refresh in ice cold water, and drain again.
  • 5
    Do not let the sprouts sit in water for more than a minute.
  • 6
    Saute bacon until limp, not crisp.
  • 7
    Drain and coarsely chop.
  • 8
    Mix the sprouts and bacon together and spread the mixture in a buttered gratin dish.
  • 9
    Pour cream over the sprouts-bacon mixture and dot with bread crumbs and butter.
  • 10
    Bake for 20 minutes or until hot.

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