These appealing “mini-cabbages” are at the top of our list of favorite veggies. If you’re looking for big flavor in a small package, Zupan’s always has a fresh crop of Brussels sprouts to choose from for your holiday cooking needs. They’ll bring color to your table and delight to your palate.
Chiffonade of Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Hazelnuts
2 lbs. Brussels sprouts
3 slices bacon, finely diced
½ C hazelnuts, toasted & chopped
1 t. salt
½ t. freshly ground pepper
1) Remove any spotted leaves from sprouts. Cut into 1/16” slices and separate into shreds. Heat 12” sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and set aside.
2) Reserve 2 T or more of bacon fat in the pan, add sprouts to the pan and sauté until crisp-tender and bright green, approximately 3-5 minutes.
3) Add bacon, hazelnuts, salt, and pepper. Stir thoroughly to mix. Adjust seasonings to taste. Add a small amount of balsamic vinegar to deglaze. Pour over sprouts and serve.