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Thursday, December 05 2013

This Christmas side dish recipe is a crowd-pleaser, proving that everything is better with crisp peppered bacon and thick whipping cream.



Creamy Brussels Sprouts
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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 mins
  • 4    slices  peppered bacon
  • 2    pounds   Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved through stem end
  • 3/4   cup   reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2   teaspoon   kosher salt
  • 1/4   teaspoon   black pepper
  • 3/4   cup   whipping cream
  •     Cracked Black Pepper
In 12-inch skillet cook bacon over medium heat until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet.
In skillet add Brussels sprouts to drippings; cook and stir over medium heat 4 minutes. Add broth, salt, and pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Uncover; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until liquid is nearly evaporated. Add cream. Cook 4 minutes more or until thickened.
Transfer sprouts to serving dish. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon and cracked pepper. Serves 8.

nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 174, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 38, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 10, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 6, vit. A (IU) 1020, vit. C (mg) 73, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 52, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 305, Potassium (mg) 438, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie 
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