Brussel Sprouts with Bacon Garlic and Shallots

Garlic, bacon and shallots are all you need to add intense flavor to the Brussels sprouts in this side dish that would work wonderfully with your Easter meal!

Ingredients:
6 slices of bacon, chopped
½ cup sliced shallots
1 ½ pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
¾ cup chicken broth
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add bacon, and sauté for 5 minutes or until bacon begins to brown.  Remove pan from heat.  Remove the bacon from the pan with a slotted spoon, reserving 1 tbsp of drippings in the pan.
  • Chop bacon into bitsize piece and
  • Return the pan to a medium-high heat, and stir in the bacon, shallots and Brussels sprouts; sauté 4 minutes.
  • Add garlic, and sauté for 4 minutes or until garlic begins to brown, stirring frequently.
  • Add the chicken broth, and bring to a boil.
  • Cook for 2 minutes or until the broth mostly evaporates and the sprouts are crisp-tender; stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat; stir in salt and pepper.

    Makes 6 servings; count each serving as 1 restricted vegetable and 1 fat.

    Recipe courtesy of CookingLight.com

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