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Boiled Brussels Sprouts

  • Healthy brussels sprouts in more ways than one with a topping you'll love. Simple and easy way ready in just a few minutes. As a side dish, it goes well with steaks, it can be served as a salad, and you can eat it as a main course, all depending on your needs. Follow recipe.

Ingredients: simple, total time 30 min. 2 servings

For Boiling Brussels Sprouts:

  • 300 g brussels sprouts

  • water

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt for water

From selected accessories as desired:

  • 150 g bacon/ diced

  • 3 Tablespoon breadcrumbs

  • pinch of salt

  • black pepper to taste/ optional

  • 2 cloves of garlic/ finely chopped

  • little apple vinegar/ or to taste

  • olive oil to taste

  • 1 teaspoon red ground pepper

  1. Wash and clean the Brussels sprouts. Put them to cook in boiling salted water for about 5 minutes.

  2. Drain them well and let them cool for about 15 minutes.

  3. Cut them in half.

  4. Now, if you want, you can serve them like this as a side dish with the addition of only olive oil.

  5. Or you will make a combination of the following additions of bacon or garlic.


  1. The garlic does not need to be stewed, just finely chop it and sprinkle it over the brussels sprouts, stir, add the spices of salt, pepper and a little apple vinegar while pouring olive oil.

  2. If you have decided on bacon, then cut it into small cubes, fry until transparent. Drain the bacon on a dry kitchen towel to absorb excess fat. Wipe the pan, pour 2 tablespoons of oil and fry the crumbs until they become darker. Add Brussels sprouts and mix everything together. Pour the brussels sprouts, bacon and fried crumbs into a deep bowl for salads, mix it all, add salt as needed, without adding oil.

  3. The next variant is with red ground paprika, you can also combine it with bacon. Fry the boiled brussels sprouts in very little oil few minutes, add s red ground pepper and pinch of salt. Stir well and put in a deep bowl and serve when it cools down a bit. Add fried bacon to it if you like.

Buon appetito!

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