Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Blue Cheese and Bacon
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Sides
Serves: 4

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  • ½ lb. Brussel sprouts
  • 2 strips of bacon
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Cook bacon strips in non-stick pan, set aside
  2. Wash and cut the brussel sprouts in half
  3. Re-heat the pan with the bacon drippings on medium high heat, add brussel sprouts to pan, cut side down
  4. Flip brussel sprouts once they’ve turned golden brown, about 6 minutes
  5. Add chicken stock and cook uncovered until the stock is all soaked into the sprouts, about 10-12 minutes
  6. While the sprouts are cooking, place balsamic vinegar to a small sauce pan, cook over medium high heat until reduced by half, 6-8 minutes
  7. Chop up cooked bacon into small bits
  8. Combine cooked brussel sprouts, bacon, blue cheese crumbles, thyme flowers, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  9. Dish sprouts onto plate, drizzle balsamic reduction over the top of the sprouts.Carmelized Brussel Sprouts


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