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Brussels sprouts with bacon

 69 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:25 mins

Serves:6 Adults


Brussels sprouts with bacon

Boring sprouts? Make them more interesting with this tasty recipe!


  • 500g /18 oz. of peeled Brussels sprouts
  • 100g / 4 oz. of lean smoked bacon cut in to strips
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced


  1. Make sure the sprouts have been cleaned thoroughly
  2. Steam the sprouts above a covered pan of boiling water for 20 minutes or until soft but with still a little "bite". Cut one in half to check if they are cooked all the way through
  3. Cut the bacon into very small strips
  4. Put 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and fry until crispy brown. Add the minced garlic and fry for another 2 minutes
  5. Take the steamed sprouts and add them into the pan with the bacon and garlic and fry together for a few minutes
  6. Heat an ovenproof dish and keep warm in the oven until you’re ready to serve

What you will need

  • Casserole dish
  • Frying pan
  • Saucepan

Serving suggestions

Serve on the side of your Christmas dinner

"Remember to keep any leftovers in the fridge!"

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