These Shredded Brussel Sprouts recipe comes in a Bacon and Balsamic dressing and makes for an excellent side dish to just about any meal.
SHREDDED BRUSEEL SPROUTS RECIPE
If you liked my other Bacon and Brussel Sprout recipe, then your sure to like this recipe for shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic.
Now, I don’t normally make claims like this, because everyone has different tastes right?
But seriously who doesn’t like bacon? Then adding it to brussels is just a match made in heaven, I could eat this all day everyday. And I’m sure most people could too!
Think Christmas and thanksgiving side dish with this recipe!
Not cooking for a crowd? Well then cut the recipe in half if you want, by why would you want too?
You can have this for lunch over the next few days, just store any leftovers in a sealable container and enjoy. It’s even good cold, but serving it warm is certainly best.
BENEFITS OF BRUSSEL SPROUTS
Did you know that Brussel Sprouts are packed full of nutrients?
Such as vitamin C and vitamin K, folate, manganese, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, choline, copper, vitamin B1, potassium, phosphorus and omega-3 fatty acids.
So don’t feel bad for adding bacon to them to enhance their flavor, after all the same amount of bacon in this recipe is similar to that of a large pizza.
You are allowed to indulge once in awhile right?
This a true one pot dish, that anyone can prepare in a cinch.
CAN SHREDDED BRUSSLE SPROUTS BE FROZEN
Yes, just make sure you are you wash and dry them before freezing.
HOW SHRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS
The best way to shred Brussel sprouts is in a food processor. Set it to shave!
Just make sure you pre wash them and trim off the bad ends before placing in the food processor.
WILL SHREDDED BRUSSEL SPROUTS TURN BROWN
No, not if your cooking them the day of.
Wash and trim the ends off the Brussels, then cut in half before placing in the food processor.
Thanks to my Hamilton Food Processor shredding these Brussels was a Breeze.
HOW TO MAKE SHREDDED BRUSSEL SPROUTS
- Start by sauteing the chopped bacon, once it is cooked but not fully caramelized add in the garlic and sauté for 2 minutes till fragrant. Then add in the shredded brussels.
Season with salt and pepper and add in the balsamic vinegar, butter and saute till the brussels are cooked as you like.
Looking for another more Brussel Sprout recipe? I have some more tasty ones below.
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- 1 pd Brussel Sprouts
- 7 slices Bacon
- 2 tbsp Butter
- 3 cloves Garlic
- 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
- 1 tbsp Salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- Start by washing and cutting the bad ends off the Brussel sprouts, then slice the sprouts directly in half and place in the food processor till everything is shredded.
- On a large cutting board, chop the bacon and add it to a large frying pan sauteing till cooked but not caramelized.
- Remove the bacon, but leave the fat in the pan. Then add in the crushed garlic and saute for 2 minutes till fragrant in the bacon fat. Then add the shredded brussels and season with salt and pepper.
- Add in the Balsamic Vinegar, Butter and saute till the Brussel Sprouts are COOKED to your liking. Serve hot and enjoy!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 106Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 1421mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 5g