Brussels Sprouts with Hot Bacon Vinaigrette

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Servings: 10 to 12
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy

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10 slices bacon, chopped
3 pounds Brussels sprouts, quartered
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons firmly-packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.

Cook the bacon until crisp in a large skillet. Remove the bacon using a slotted spoon, and drain on paper towels. Reserve 1/4 cup drippings in the skillet.

Combine the Brussels sprouts, olive oil and salt in a large bowl. Place the sprouts on the prepared baking sheet and bake until tender, about 20 minutes.

Add the vinegar, brown sugar and mustard to the reserved bacon drippings in the skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture is reduced by half, about 6 minutes. Pour the mixture over the sprouts, tossing gently to coat. Sprinkle with the bacon. Serve immediately.

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I miss you so much Paula. Praying you will be back on T.V. quickly. I'm sending prayers and blessings to you and your family this "Christmas" season. You deserve the Best! Jesus loves you Paula, and we do too. smile Very Sincerely, Pepper B. your Southern Texas neighbor.

By PepperBe on December 21, 2013


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By Joe Kalman on December 20, 2013


Do you use frozen, thawed or fresh Brussel sprouts?

By Devin on December 20, 2013


hey Paula a very Merry Christmas from my husband P eter and I .Love your show and your spirit . Bless you and your family. I'll make your bross. and bacon for the dinner.Are we allowed to get in contests here or just the states?

By carolyn on December 19, 2013


great paula

By Anonymous on December 19, 2013


Hey yo paula... just want to let u know that ur food re awesome...we LOVE /KISSFIST ur pot roast.. we made the as often as we can...cheese soup etc etc... Please don't let anybody tells u any difference...stay high and higher stay postive.. Hugs from miller s family (includin 3 cats *dumbo..7am..legos* and a dog *yoda*)

By jenni miller on December 19, 2013


My wife claimed to have hated brussels sprouts for so long. But the minute she ate these--which was a month ago--she's made me make them EIGHT times. She sneaks brussels sprouts into the grocery cart while we're shopping now as a hint for me to make them.

By John on May 25, 2013

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