Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Thyme on a plate.

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Thyme

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: caramelized brussel sprout, roasted brussel sprout
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Nami

My friend had recommended this recipe to me but I tweaked a little bit from the original recipe by adding fresh thyme, and changing the portion of seasonings.  It was really easy to make and very delicious.  In addition Brussels sprout contains lots of good nutrition and vitamins!

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Ingredients

  • 10 Brussels Sprouts
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 slices applewood smoked bacon
  • 2-3 strings thymes (fresh)
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Small pinch salt (kosher or sea salt; use half if using table salt)
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Gather all the ingredients.

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt it generously.

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  2. Trim the bottom of Brussel sprouts, leaving the core intact, and cut in half. Cut bacon crosswise into ½ -inch strips.
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  3. When the water boils, throw in the Brussel sprouts and cook uncovered for 6 minutes, until crisp-tender. Drain in a colander and set aside.
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  4. Meanwhile in a large frying pan, heat a tablespoon of oil on medium high heat. Cook bacon, stirring occasionally, until it gets crispy. Then remove the bacon to plate and set aside.
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  5. Heat the pan to medium high heat and add Brussels sprouts and thyme in the same pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until they brown.
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  6. Stir in the apple cider vinegar, (salt,) pepper, and bacon and serve warm.
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Recipe Notes

Adapted from Food Network.

 

 

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