Sautéed Brussels Sprouts With Bacon and Golden Raisins

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, here is a side dish that is sure to please a crowd.  Recipe serves 8 as a side dish.

What you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 pounds small Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 small red onion, cut into thin half-moons

What you’ll do:

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Warm the vinegar in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Remove the vinegar from heat, add the raisins and allow to sit for 15 minutes.  Drain.
  • On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss the brussels sprouts, oil and 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper.
  • Roast, stirring once, until golden and tender, 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over low-medium heat until crisp.
  • Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.  Crumble.
  • Return the skillet to medium heat.
  • Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the brussels sprouts, bacon and raisins to the onion and toss to combine.

Recipe and image from Real Simple.

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!

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