Bacon and Gruyere Brussels SpoutsBy · Mar 14 2012 · Comments
I was on my way to the store the other day and I asked Justin what he wanted for dinner. As if he were reading straight from a menu, he laid out the exact components of this Brussels sprout dish. I guess he has a talent, because this turned out really, really well.
- 1 LB Brussels sprouts, cut in halves
- 4 pieces thick cut bacon, diced
- 2 large shallots, finely chopped
- ½ cup grated gruyere cheese
- ¾ cup store bought bread crumbs
- 2 tablespoons butter
Pre-heat oven to 425°.
Place the Brussels sprouts in a baking dish.
Heat a large sauté pan over high heat. Add the bacon and cook until crispy. Add the shallots and continue to cook for 2 minutes. Drain the fat from the pan and spoon the bacon and shallots into the baking dish with the Brussels sprouts. Add the cheese to the baking pan and toss together with the sprouts, bacon and shallots. Pat down the ingredients in one even layer and top with the bread crumbs. Dice the butter and evenly distribute on top of the bread crumbs. Transfer to the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until a nice brown crust has formed. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.