Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Garlic - Apart from being ridiculously cheap and oh-so-pretty, brussels sprouts are very healthy too. If you like to eat them, you’re one of the luckiest people in the world.

Summary: Apart from being ridiculously cheap and oh-so-pretty, brussels sprouts are very healthy too. If you like to eat them, you’re one of the luckiest people in the world.

Ingredients: 

10 small brussel sprouts
2 bacon rashers, minced
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
¼ cup (60ml) olive oil
2 tablespoons rock salt, sea salt or “Kosher” salt
Salt and pepper

Instructions: 

Peel off any bad leaves from the brussel sprouts
Bring a pot of water to the boil. Add rock salt.
Blanch brussel sprouts for 4 minutes then drain and refresh in cold running water.
Cut sprouts in half lengthwise.
Heat olive oil on high. Add bacon and cook 1 minute.
Add Brussels sprouts and fry until they start to brown around the edges and the bacon crisps.
Add garlic slices and fry 1 minute until softened.
Drain brussels sprouts to remove excess oil. Serve hot.

Recipe adapted from and Photo courtesy of: MorselsandMusings.blogspot.com