Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Cider Glazed Brussel Sprouts with Almonds

What You Need

4-slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
1-Tbsp.  butter
1-small  red onion, thinly sliced
2-lb.  Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved
3/4-cup  apple cider
1/4-cup  sugar
1/2-tsp.  salt
1/4-tsp.  ground nutmeg
1/4-tsp.  freshly ground black pepper
1/4-cup  PLANTERS Sliced Almonds, toasted

Make It

COOK and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.
ADD butter, onions and Brussels sprouts to drippings in skillet; cook and stir on medium-high heat 1 to 2 min. or until Brussels sprouts are lightly browned. Mix next 5 ingredients; pour over sprouts. Cook 5 min. or until liquid is evaporated and sprouts are evenly glazed, stirring occasionally. Stir in bacon.
SPOON sprouts into bowl. Top with nuts.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

How to Toast Nuts
Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavor. To toast nuts in the microwave, place up to 1 cup nuts in microwaveable shallow dish. Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec.
Use apple juice instead of apple cider.