Sweet and Spicy Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, and Asparagus
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 4-6
  • 8 slices center cut bacon
  • 8 ounces Brussels sprouts
  • 8 ounces broccoli florets
  • 8 ounces asparagus
  • ¼ cup TABASCO Sweet & Spicy Pepper Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Cut the bacon into strips and cook in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisped, turning often. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper-towel lined dish and set aside.
  2. Slice the Brussels sprouts into thirds. Chop the broccoli into small florets. Trim the ends off the asparagus and cut into 2-inch pieces.
  3. Add veggies to the pan and toss to coat with the bacon grease. Saute until warm but still crunchy, 7-10 minutes. Add the bacon back to the skillet, toss, and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the TABASCO Sweet & Spicy Sauce, honey, olive oil, and garlic powder.
  5. Drizzle the veggies with the sauce and toss to coat. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.
Served as a main dish, this will serve 4; served as a side dish, this will serve 6-8.
Recipe by Poet in the Pantry at http://poetinthepantry.com/2016/11/27/sweet-and-spicy-bacon-brussels-sprouts-broccoli-and-asparagus/