Rachael Ray's Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Saw Rachael Ray for 30 Minute Meals make these. I thought it would be something different for Christmas Eve dinner, since my DH loves them and I always refuse to make them. Not these...they are DELICIOUS! Even my two year old son loves them!


  1. Brown bacon.
  2. When crisp, remove bacon from pan and drain fat.
  3. Add the olive oil and shallots and saute 1-2 minutes.
  4. When shallots are tender, add brussels sprouts and cook for 2-3 minutes on medium high heat until they are soft.
  5. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  6. Cover pan and turn heat down to medium low.
  7. Cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
  8. Top with bacon and serve.
Most Helpful

This is pretty good, but I was hoping the bacon and onion flavors would be more well blended into the sprouts. I'm still also not partial to a boiled sprout. I thought I'd give it a shot, since I haven't had boiled sprouts since I was a kid and this looked like a really good recipe, but I still don't like them. If you like that, it's fine...but just not for me.

Catta February 02, 2011

This was fantastic. I made it a couple of weeks ago for my picky hubby and I. Made it as recipe stated with shallots. Regular onions would have not been right I believe. For the broth I use granules I add to water instead of keeping the cans on hand. It's been much cheaper that way and handier. This recipe was so good my husband suprised me again today with a handfull of brussels sprouts from the grocery store and said "Please can you make them with dinner?" Thanks for posting, it is a keeper reicpe!

Seashorewalker October 30, 2011

I've yet to find a Brussels sprouts recipe I didn't like, and this is no exception! This was quick and easy to prepare, and the more I keep typing.. the more I'm craving them now! Thanks!

yamakarasu April 02, 2010