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Company Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Company Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Want to serve an extra-special vegetable side dish? This tempting recipe might just do the trick. The combination of flavorful ingredients dresses up ordinary brussels sprouts. Enjoy! — Donald Roberts, Amherst, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 12 brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 10 pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  • 2. Add remaining ingredients to the drippings; cook and stir over medium-high heat for 10-15 minutes or until brussels sprouts are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 210 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 576 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.