Merv Griffin's Brussels Sprouts

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Very tasty--I am always looking for different veggie recipes. This was in a recipe section of the Sunday Parade newspaper supplement several years ago.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the bacon strips into 1/4 inch pieces, and place into a 12 inch skillet along with the chopped onions.
  2. Cook the bacon and onions until the bacon is cooked but not crisp--about 5 minutes.
  3. Cut the baby Brussels sprouts in half lengthwise.
  4. Push the bacon and onions over to the side of the skillet.
  5. Arrange the Brussels sprouts cut side down in the skillet, and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  6. Add the water and cover tightly.
  7. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes until the sprouts are fork tender.
  8. Stir the sprouts, bacon and onions together and place in a serving dish.
Most Helpful

this is how i make mine too they are great

Dienia B. December 16, 2006

Excellent way to cook brussel sprouts. I love them any way, but the flavor of the onions and bacon really added alot. Thanks!

Coastal Cook October 15, 2005

SUPERB sprouts! Absolutely delicious and quite easy. I used fresh Brussels sprouts and my cooking times were much quicker. Can't say enough good things about how wonderful this is!!

sugarpea March 21, 2004