Skillet-Braised Brussels Sprouts Recipe

"Brussels sprouts with bacon and garlic are skillet-braised until tender and delicious."


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  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon, sliced into 1/4-inch strips, or more to taste
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved, or more to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced, or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock, or more as needed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, or more to taste
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
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    1. Place bacon in a large skillet over medium-low heat; cook until just crisp, about 10 minutes. Transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate, reserving bacon grease in skillet.
    2. Increase heat to medium-high under skillet; saute Brussels sprouts in the bacon grease until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic to Brussels sprouts; saute until garlic is fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
    3. Pour chicken stock over Brussels sprouts mixture and cover skillet with a lid; simmer until Brussels sprouts are bright green, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove lid and continue simmering until liquid is evaporated and sprouts are tender, about 5 more minutes.
    4. Remove skillet from heat and stir bacon, butter, vinegar, salt, and pepper into Brussels sprouts mixture until butter is melted.


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    • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 128 calories;7.1 g fat;11.3 g carbohydrates;7.3 g protein;18 mg cholesterol;344 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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