Brussels Sprouts Pasta With Bacon

How about an alternative way to cook and eat the teeny tiny brussel sprouts, and the classic marrying of crispy bacon. We globally agree is a festive flavor sensation. Sprouts carry way more nutrients than cabbage, just add some nuts for protein and you have the perfect balanced pasta dish in a matter of minutes.

CUISINES: Italian
LEVEL: EASY
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 20 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 4 oz. Bacon
  • 3.5 oz. Shallot
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 6 oz. Brussels sprouts
  • 1 oz. Fresno chili pepper
  • 4.1 oz. Grape tomatoes
  • 2 stalks Green onion
  • 3 sprigs Thyme
  • 6 oz. Tagliatelle
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 1 tsp Chile flakes
  • cup Walnuts
  • cup Pine nuts
  • ¼ cup Sour cream
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Ground salt
  • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
DIRECTIONS:
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Pan fry four strips of bacon.
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Meanwhile, prepare other ingredients: dice shallots, garlic, and scallions; julienne brussel sprouts and chili peppers; and halve cherry tomatoes.
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Place crispy bacon on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
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In the same pan, add garlic, shallots, and thyme, stems removed.
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In a pot of boiling water, add Tagliatelle pasta and cook for about 8 minutes.
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Add brussels sprouts, chili pepper, cherry tomatoes, chili flakes, walnuts, pine nuts, sour cream, butter, water, salt and pepper to the pan, stir for 5 minutes.
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When the Tagliatelle is ready, stir it in with the vegetables and sauce.
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Place bacon on the side and sprinkle chopped scallions on top. Enjoy!