Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Almonds
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(Serves 6 as a side dish)
- 1 head broccoli
- 300g Brussels sprouts, trimmed
- 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 4 rashers rindless bacon, coarsely sliced
- 1/3 cup slivered almonds
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
Cut broccoli into florets. Cut Brussels sprouts in half. Blanch vegetables by cooking in boiling salted water for three minutes, then drain well.
Heat a large frying pan, add the oil, bacon and almonds and stir-fry for three to four minutes to brown. Add broccoli and Brussels sprouts and toss well over heat to stir-fry for two to three minutes.
Season well with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately as a vegetable accompaniment.
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