This side dish has a wonderful blend of flavors that goes great with any entree. The colorful combination looks festive during the holidays. -Edie Draper, Pensacola Beach, Florida
- 6 bacon strips, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1/2 cup chopped green onions
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
- In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute mushrooms and onions in the drippings for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add broth, salt if desired and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring broccoli and 1 in. of water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add broccoli and bacon to mushroom mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mushroom Broccoli Medley in Reminisce November/December 2002, p48
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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2011
"As my husband said, can't go wrong with broccoli, bacon and mushrooms all in one dish. It was very good!"
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010
"As a guy, it's hard to go wrong with bacon and mushrooms. Great side that I plan to use year round."