Yum! Yum! Yum! These are delicious! Think you don’t like Brussels sprouts? Make these – they will change your mind! I whipped these up to go with a couple of venison steaks given to us by my sister and brother-in-law for Christmas. A perfect match for the tasty steaks!
Bacon Fried Brussels Sprouts
- 1 pound of Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered
- 4 slices of pastured bacon, sliced widthwise into 1/4 inch strips
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
What to do:
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the bacon to the skillet and slowly brown it, rendering out the fat. While the bacon is frying, add the Brussels sprouts to the boiling water to blanche them for 2 minutes. Strain the sprouts and run them under cold water to stop the cooking. When the bacon is almost browned and a lot of the fat has rendered out, add the garlic to the skillet. Saute the garlic and bacon for another 30 seconds before adding the Brussels sprouts and red pepper flakes to the skillet. Fry the sprouts until they are lightly browned. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Enjoy with your favorite cut of meat!Standard FTC Disclosure: This post may contain links to products that will earn me a small commission. The price is the same to you, but purchasing through these links will help to support this blog. Know that I will never recommend a product that I have not personally used and liked. This is so good... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.