Pan Fried Brussel Sprouts With Pancetta make a wonderful side dish for dinner or holiday meals. The crisp Brussels sprouts and salty pancetta will go well with just about any meal.
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Crispy Brussels Sprouts + Pancetta in Cast Iron
This is one of those super simple side dish recipes that does not require a ton of ingredients or effort. Prepping the Brussels sprouts is the most time consuming part of this recipe and even that is fairly straight forward.
These cast iron pan fried Brussels sprouts do not involve a sauce or extra seasonings. We are letting the flavors of the earthy sprouts and salty pancetta shine. Of course, if you prefer to add extras. . . go for it! Make this recipe your own.
How To Trim and Prepare Brussels Sprouts
Slice off the bottom of the stem leaving a portion attached to keep the sprouts from falling apart. Slice in half lengthwise. Some leaves may come off while prepping.
Ingredients For Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts (screenshot for grocery list)
- Brussels Sprouts
How To Make Crispy Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta
- Wash and trim Brussels sprouts. Slice in half, lengthwise.
- Heat oil in cast iron pan over medium/high heat. Add sprouts to pan. Cook and toss occasionally for 10-12 minutes. (reduce heat if sprouts begin to get dark too quickly)
- Add pancetta to pan and cook 1-2 minutes while stirring.
- Salt/pepper to taste.
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Nutrition Information Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 280Total Fat 26gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 20mgSodium 33mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 3gSugar 2gProtein 6g
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