Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions

from ButterYum
makes 4-6 servings


  • 4 slices thick bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch wide pieces
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large saute pan over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp; remove bacon from pan, but reserve bacon drippings.
  2. Still over medium heat, saute onions in bacon drippings until soft and translucent. 
  3. Add Brussels sprouts and toss frequently until they start to caramelize a bit and become "crisp tender".
  4. Add rice vinegar to deglaze pan and stir in reserved bacon.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.