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Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

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  • One Pot/Pan
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An amazing side dish or serve on it's own.

  • 30 minutes
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

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These Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar make for an excellent side dish or dinner option if you will. Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

If you liked my other Bacon and Brussel Sprout recipe, that I shared with you all around Christmas on this website. 

Then you are going to go bonkers for these Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar too.

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.

Just let your food processor do most of the work, follow the basic steps and you will have the most amazing side dish ready in under 30 minutes.

Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

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.

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.

Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

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.

making the Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

Wash and trim the ends off the Brussels, then cut in half before placing in the food processor.

Shredded Brussel Sprouts in food processor

Thanks to my Hamilton Food Processor shredding these Brussels was a Breeze.

sauteing bacon

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 saute for 2 minutes till fragrant. Then add in the shredded brussels.

Shredded Brussel Sprouts in food processor in a frying pan

Season with salt and pepper and add in the balsamic vinegar, butter and saute till the brussels are cooked as you like. 

Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

Looking for another more Brussel Sprout recipe? I have some more tasty ones below. 

Parmesan Garlic Brussel Sprouts

I am so thrilled you are reading one of my recipes, if you made this recipe i’d love to hear about it! Thank you very much for reading and until next time see ya in the kitchen. Don’t want to miss a recipe? Sign up for our NEWSLETTER delivered right to your inbox!

brussel sprouts with bacon and balsamic

Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

Yield: 6
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

An amazing side dish or serve on it's own.

Ingredients

  • 1 pd Brussel Sprouts
  • 7 slices Bacon
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. On a large cutting board, chop the bacon and add it to a large frying pan sauteing till cooked but not caramelized.
  3. 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.
  4. Add in the Balsamic Vinegar, Butter and saute till the Brussel Sprouts are COOKED to your liking. Serve hot and enjoy!
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

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