Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Brussels Sprouts with Tempeh Bacon
Brussels Sprouts are a very good source of many essential vitamins, fiber and folate. They are especially high in Vitamin C. C'mon ..... give them a chance.
Brussels Sprouts with Tempeh Bits
1 bag Brussels sprouts (trim leaves and halve)
3 slices Tempeh Bacon, cut into large or small bits
3 tablespoons soy butter
1 large shallot, sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Fry Tempeh bacon bits, and set aside.
Bring a medium pot of water to a boil and add the Brussels sprouts. Cook until crisp tender, about 5 minutes. Drain.
In large sauce pan, melt soy butter. Add the shallots and garlic, cook for 1 minute. Add the sprouts in 1 layer and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add fried Tempeh bits, lemon juice, salt and pepper.