Creamy Bacon Brussels Sprouts

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1375 gram package Maple Leaf® Natural Bacon, diced
  • 2lbs Brussels Sprouts, trimmed and sliced in half
  • 2tbsp butter
  • 1cup cream
  • ½cup chicken stock
  • 1tbsp instant flour
  • 1 ½cup Italian blended shredded cheese
  • Nutmeg, pinch
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Cook bacon over medium high heat until just beginning to crisp.
  2. Using a slotted spoon remove onto a paper towel lined plate. Remove all but 1 tbsp of the rendered bacon fat. Add butter and melt.
  3. Add in brussels sprouts and allow to brown tossing often, about 5 to 7 minutes. 
  4. Add half the bacon, cream, chicken stock, nutmeg and instant flour. Stir well and season with salt and pepper. Allow to simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Brussels sprouts should be tender / crisp and sauce slightly thickened. Sprinkle cheese over top and allow to melt. Sprinkle remaining crisp bacon over top and serve immediately.
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Achieve a nice cheese crust by putting the brussels sprouts under the broiler!

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