Brussels Sprouts Lardons With Cherries and Walnuts

Ingredients

1 pound brussels sprouts, halved and with small cut down the middle of stalk
2 ounces pancetta (or bacon), cubed
Salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation

1
Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat, then add pancetta.
2
Allow to cook until browned and crisp, then turn off heat and remove pancetta only (keeping the leftover oil and fat in the pan).
3
Reheat pan over medium heat and add brussels sprout halves, stalk-side down.
4
Cook for 8-10 minutes, then add stock to pan and let simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until stalk has become slightly tender.
5
Then toss sprouts around for a few more minutes and add cherries, walnuts and pancetta.
6
Cook until all components have evenly been heated, and the cherries have absorbed some liquid.
7
Salt and pepper to taste, then serve!

Tools

Yield:

4

Added:

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 5:12pm

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