Recipes

Beer Braised Brussels Sprouts

These tasty Brussels sprouts will quickly become a favorite go-to. The caramelization of the pale ale creates a perfect glaze for these healthy veggies.

Beer Braised Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. bottle of pale ale
  • 2 lbs Brussels sprouts
  • 6 oz. thick cut bacon (chopped)
  • 1 shallot (peeled and sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • crushed red pepper

Instructions

  1. Trim the ends of each Brussels sprouts, removing excess leaves. Cut the sprouts in half.
  2. Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped bacon and sauté until crisp
  3. Add the sliced shallot. Sauté another 2-3 minutes to soften. Then add the Brussels sprouts. Stir and sear the sides of the sprouts for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Pour the bottle of pale ale into the skillet. Add the salt an both peppers. Bring to a simmer and lower the heat a little. Stir and simmer until the beer has reduced to a glaze and the sprouts are cooked through, 12-15 minutes.

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