Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

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  • Makes


    Side-Dish Servings
    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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You can make this dish by cutting the Brussels sprouts in half through their stem end, or you can take the leaves off the sprouts and stir-fry them until they wilt. Use a large sauté pan or wok for this dish.


  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts
  • ¼ pound thick-cut sliced bacon
  • Salt


Trim off any wilted leaves from the Brussels sprouts, and then trim the base. Cut each sprout in half through the stem end, or cut off the base and pull away the leaves one by one. Cut the bacon slices crosswise into strips 1 inch long and about ¼ inch wide.

In a large sauté pan or a wok, heat the bacon over medium heat for about 10 minutes, or until it just begins to turn crispy. Add t