Brussels sprouts with garlic and bacon

A generous hand with garlicky butter adds punchy richness to this simple side dish
Brussels sprouts with garlic and bacon
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 300 g brussels sprouts
  • 50 g butter
  • 125 g unsmoked bacon, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

Method

1. Trim the sprouts and cut a cross in the base of each. Cook them in boiling water until just tender. Drain well.

2. Heat the butter in a large saucepan and fry the bacon for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and fry for a further minute.

3. Add the cooked sprouts and fry for 2-3 minutes until they begin to colour. Season to taste and serve immediately.

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