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Braised Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Servings - 8 persons


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 1/2 lbs. fresh Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large skillet, cook the bacon slices until crispy, then set aside on paper towels to drain. Pour off most of the bacon fat.
  • While the bacon is cooking, halve the Brussels sprouts.
  • Toss the halved Brussels sprouts and minced garlic into the same skillet with a little bacon fat and saute over medium high heat for 4 to 5 minutes, or until Brussels sprouts begin to turn bright green.
  • Pour in the chicken stock and bring immediately to bubbling, then cook the Brussels sprouts in the stock for 4 to 5 more minutes. Remove from heat immediately.
  • Crumble the cooked bacon and sprinkle over top of the Brussels sprouts.
  • Serve Braised Brussels sprouts with bacon, as holiday side dish.