Melissa’s Brussels Sprouts

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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 tablespoon butter
6 whole garlic cloves
4 to 6 slices bacon
3/4 pound (about 12) Brussels sprouts, cut in 1/2
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 cup chicken broth
Salt and freshly ground black pepper





In a large skillet melt the butter over medium heat. Put the garlic cloves in the skillet and brown completely. Remove the garlic to a small bowl. Add the bacon to the skillet and cook until crisp. Transfer the bacon to paper towels to drain, then cut into small pieces and set aside.

Put the sprouts in the skillet with bacon grease, flat side down, and saute until they begin to brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Turn them over, increase the heat to medium-high and add the sugar and the broth. Cook for a few minutes, then add the cooked bacon and the garlic cloves. Cover and cook for 2 more minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.

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Reader Comments:


I didn't just like 'em, I loved'em ans os easy to make. Definately going to serve them for my Christmas ham dinner.

By Jud Paul on December 09, 2012


My kids and family absolutely love it when I make this recipe. I highly recommend it.

By Kristen on May 11, 2011


love looking at your pages.Of course your cookin too!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Joan Stroffolino on April 17, 2011


Great recipe- delicious and easy to make. Have made it several times.

By Liz on February 13, 2011


Great dish...My husband dearly loved these Brussel Sprouts. I will double the recipe next time.

By Anonymous on September 20, 2010


This is wonderful! My husband and I loved it! Thank you for sharing.

By Queenbec on May 10, 2010


wonderful. never had brussels sprouts like this....

By Anonymous on March 06, 2010

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