1 pound Brussels sprouts (5 cups of whole Brussels sprouts)
6 slices bacon or turkey bacon, chopped (I used Oscar Meyer Center) see shopping tips
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
½ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup almonds, sliced thin, slivered or chopped
Small pinch of red pepper flakes
A little salt and pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
The combination of bacon, balsamic and brussels sprouts is just so delicious. It’s very easy to make, the only hard part is waiting for it to be ready! Check it out and we will see how long you’ll wait before you try it.
First, slice each brussels sprout into very thin slices.
Cook the bacon in a large nonstick pan, stir from time to time until crisp.
Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add in brussels sprouts, cranberries, almonds, a pinch of red pepper flakes and some salt and pepper. Mix until combined then cook for an additionnal 2 minutes. Add in the balsamic vinegar and cook until the sprouts are soft.
Simple and flavory! This beautiful mixture of ingredients is just awsome. There are so many ways to use bacon, but this one is just so delicious. Give it a try, you won’t regret it.