Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta Bacon
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Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta Bacon
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 to 6
  • 1 pound Brussel sprouts, trimmed and halved or quartered
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 package diced Pancetta bacon (6 ounces) or 6 slices crisp cooked bacon, drained and chopped
  • Nonstick cooking spray (vegetable)
  1. In a large nonstick pan cook Pancetta bacon over medium heat until fat has rendered and bacon is slightly browned (about 8 minutes); remove Pancetta from pan with slotted spoon to bowl and set aside; leave drippings from Pancetta in pan.
  2. Wash and halve or quarter Brussel sprouts; in a microwave safe bowl place Brussel spouts in microwave and cook on high for 1 minute or until slightly softened.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to Pancetta drippings in pan and sauté Brussel sprouts on medium heat (stirring frequently) browning Brussel sprouts on all sides (about 8 to 10 minutes); add Pancetta bacon to pan and stir.
  4. If desired add Balsamic vinegar to pan and stir.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Transfer to bowl and serve.
  7. Enjoy!
Recipe by Mamma Rocks the Kitchen at