Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese Recipe

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Submitted by jamulholland

Makes 4 servings



alton brown brussel sprouts with bacon and blue cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese

4 ct Bacon
1 onion, julienned
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 Granny Smith apple
1 pound Brussels Sprouts
1/2 cup half and half
1 teaspoon Mustard
1 ounce blue cheese, crumbled
1 pinch freshly ground nutmeg

Recipe Directions for Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese

  1. Ingredients

  2. 6 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  3. 1 small onion, julienned

  4. 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  5. 1 small Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped

  6. 1 recipe Basic Brussels Sprouts, recipe follows

  7. 1/2 cup heavy cream

  8. 1 teaspoon whole-grain Dijon mustard

  9. 1-ounce blue cheese, crumbled

  10. Pinch freshly ground nutmeg

  11. Directions

  12. Place the bacon into a 10-inch straight-sided saute pan and set over medium-high heat. Cook bacon until crisp and brown. Remove bacon and all but 1 tablespoon of the fat from the pan using a slotted spoon. Decrease the heat to low. Add the onion and cook just until they turn semi-translucent, approximately 3 minutes. Add the salt and apple and continue to cook for another minute. Add the Brussels sprouts, heavy cream and mustard and cook just until the Brussels sprouts are heated through, approximately 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the bacon, blue cheese and nutmeg. Serve immediately.

  13. Basic Brussels Sprouts

  14. 1 pound Brussels sprouts, rinsed

  15. 1/2 cup water

  16. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  17. Cut off the stem end of the Brussels sprouts and remove any yellowing outer leaves. Cut each Brussels sprout in half from top to bottom. Place the Brussels sprouts, water and salt into a 3 to 4-quart saucier and cover. Place over high heat and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Remove and serve immediately.

  18. Yield: 4 servings

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 264.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
212
Calories from Fat
102
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.3g
17%
Saturated Fat
5.7g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
32mg
11%
Sodium
1029mg
43%
Potassium
506mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
18.7g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
8.0g
Protein
11.8g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 124%
Calcium 12% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
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