I wouldn’t want to live in a world without bacon … or brussels sprouts. They have to be two of the most magnificent ingredients on the planet, and the fact that the two of them pair so nicely together just makes me so happy. I know what you are thinking. This recipe had totally been done before. Bacon and brussels sprouts? That’s old news, but what if I threw some butter, brown sugar and onions into the mix. Would that change your mind? I sure hope so, because you guys have to try this recipe this holiday season. You will thank me later.
I can picture it now…
garlic smashed potatoes,
homemade artisan bread,
and these sautéed brussels sprouts with bacon and caramelized onions.
Christmas dinner is served.
I like to keep Christmas dinner simple, yet delicious. It’s not a day that I want to spend in the kitchen. Christmas Eve is meant for that, where the feast of the seven fishes (or some variation) takes center stage, and literally takes all day to prepare. It’s all fun though.
I’m also not the biggest ham lover in the world, so Christmas dinner in our house usually consists of either duck or prime rib. Easy, that’s what I’m going for, and it doesn’t get any easier than this these brussels sprouts with bacon and caramelized onions.
It truly is the perfect side dish and the perfect recipe to add to your holiday spread this year!
Recipe and beer pairing are below! I hope everyone is surviving their Mondays! xo