Brussels sprouts with bacon and almonds

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Brussels sprouts with bacon and almonds
A tasty side for your Christmas dinner

500g net Irish Brussels sprouts

1 tbsp olive oil

Knob of butter

5 cherrywood smoked Irish streaky rashers, chopped

1 garlic clove, chopped

100g whole almonds, chopped

2 tbsp chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Blanch the sprouts in boiling salted water for 3-4 mins, then drain & refresh under cold water.

Heat the oil & butter in a frying pan over a medium-high heat.

Add the bacon & cook for 2-3 mins, then tip in the garlic & almonds & cook for 1 min.

Add the sprouts & toss for 2-3 mins, then garnish with parsley.

Serves
8-10

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Pork, Vegetables, Nuts

Recipe Type
Side Dish

Cuisine
Irish

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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