Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

2 cups brussel sprouts with cores removed
1 small shallot
6 strips of bacon, cut into bite sized pieces
1 cup balsamic vinegar

Preheat oven to 425.  Saute bacon in a cast iron pan or sauté pan.  When bacon is almost crispy add the shallots.  Cook for 1 minute.  Add brussel sprouts, if needed transfer to pyrex dish and bake for 10 minutes.  While brussel sprouts are cooking put balsamic vinegar in a pan and heat on medium heat until it reduces to a syrup.  When sprouts are done drizzle with reduced balsamic vinegar. 

Author: Christine Straley