What's a healthy recipe using Brussels sprouts?

Wary vegetable eaters will be begging for more of this delicious and nutrient-rich side dish! The bacon and Brussels sprouts complement each other beautifully, while the sunflower seeds add extra crunch and lots of heart-healthy vitamin E.

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Sunflower Seeds

Makes: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 8 min.

1 pound DOLE® Brussels Sprouts, trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 slices bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

  1. Cook Brussels sprouts in boiling, salt water in medium sauce pan 6 to 8 minutes or until tender crisp; drain. Cut Brussels sprouts in half, if desired.
  2. Sauté Brussels sprouts in hot oil in large skillet with cooked bacon and sunflower seeds 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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