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Brussels Sprouts With Bacon Or Pancetta
Submitted by: Patrice Banken, Henderson, KY
A great Fall and Thanksgiving Vegetable!!
1 lb. fresh Brussels sprouts, cleaned and trimmed (cut large sprouts in half)
2 Tbs. olive oil
7 or 8 pcs. bacon or Pancetta (Italian bacon)
2 cloves garlic minced
Red pepper flakes
3/4 cup low salt chicken broth
Cook Brussels sprouts in boiling salted water for about 4 minutes, and drain.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add bacon or pancetta and cook until starting to crisp.
Add garlic and sauté about 2 minutes.
Add the cooked Brussels sprouts and sauté until cooked and starting to brown, 5 to 8 minutes.
Season with salt and red pepper flakes to personal taste.
Add the chicken broth and simmer over low heat until broth reduces.