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Kentucky Bourbon Braised Bacon Brussel Sprouts have lots of texture and flavor from braising them in a bourbon mixture and tossing with smokey bacon.

Kentucky Bourbon Braised Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Kentucky Bourbon Braised Bacon Brussel Sprouts are full of flavor from braising them in a bourbon, apple juice, and honey and tossing with smokey bacon.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Paula Jones

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bacon cooked and chopped
  • 2 to 3 pounds Brussel sprouts
  • 1/4 cup sweet onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until brown.
  2. Crumble and set aside.
  3. Reserve 2 to 3 tablespoons of the bacon fat.
  4. Clean Brussel sprouts. Remove any damaged outside leaves. Cut the tough end off and slice large ones in half.
  5. Add the onion and Brussel sprouts to the skillet.
  6. Cook, covered until onion begins to caramelize.
  7. Meanwhile, mix the bourbon, apple juice, and honey. Whisk until smooth.
  8. Pour into skillet and turn up the heat.
  9. When the liquid begins to boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes or until the liquid has reduced by half and the sprouts are tender.
  10. Season and salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Mix with bacon just before serving.

Recipe Notes

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