Out of Bounds Brussels Sprouts With Bacon
- 1/2 lb fresh Brussels sprouts
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 1 strip bacon (chopped)
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme (or 1/4 tsp dried)
- Salt & Pepper to taste
Finely shred 1/2 lb fresh Brussels sprouts with the slicing blade of a food processor, mandoline, or knife. In a large nonstick skillet, cook 2 tsp olive oil and 1 strip bacon (chopped) over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped onion and saute for 4 minutes. Stir in shredded Brussels sprouts and saute for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. Stir in 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme (or 1/4 tsp dried) and season with coarse salt and freshly ground pepper. Makes 2 servings.