Bacon-Mushroom Brussels Sprouts


I discovered this recipe while watching a cooking show some years ago. The first time I served it, my guests raved and were surprised when I told them it was brussels sprouts. --Tangee Zayas-Thaler Silver Lake, Ohio

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
2 servings


  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, halved

  • 3 bacon strips, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • ½ cup finely chopped onion

  • ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ¼ cup chicken broth

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon pepper


  1. Place brussels sprouts in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and keep warm.

  2. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute onion and mushrooms in the drippings for 3-5 minutes or until tender.

  3. Add the broth, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until broth is reduced by half. Stir in brussels sprouts and bacon.