• 600g Brussels sprouts
  • 1 onion
  • 2 apples
  • 10 walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 4 rashes of bacon
  • 3 tablespoons of pecorino, grated
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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Brussels sprouts are pretty amazing and especially good when they are not over cooked. This Italian inspired warm salad is a quick and easy way to enjoy the goodness of Brussels sprouts. Combined with fresh apple, crispy bacon, walnuts and pecorino cheese it is a tasty side dish or makes a complete meal served with boiled potatoes or hot chips.

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  • Wash and cut the sprouts into quarters.
  • Wash the apples (do not peel) and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Peel and slice the onion.
  • Heat some olive oil in the pan then fry the onion rings. Add the sprouts and the apple vinegar and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Then add a glass of boiling water, add the apple cubes, some salt and pepper and simmer for about 7 minutes on low heat.
  • Fry or bake the bacon until it’s crispy, drain on kitchen paper.
  • Serve the sprout mixture warm and crumble the crispy bacon over it.
  • Finish with the pecorino and walnuts.

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