Pan-fried Brussel Spouts with Pistachios & Bacon

Pan-fried Brussels Sprouts with Pistachios and Bacon

Brussels sprouts are super brassicas, meaning they’re rich in sulphur compounds, the powerful antioxidants that support healthy liver function and boost detoxification.

Serves: 4

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Pictured with Lisa’s Festive Roast Vegies.

Pan-fried Brussels Sprouts with Pistachios and Bacon

By: Lisa Guy

Brussels sprouts help support healthy liver function and boost detoxification and in this dish, they’re delicious!


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Ingredients

  • 400g Brussels sprouts, cut in half
  • ¼ cup pistachios, roughly chopped
  • Cold-pressed olive oil
  • 2 rashers sulphur-free bacon, fat trimmed, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley leaves

Method


  • Place Brussels sprouts in a medium-sized bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for 4 mins, then strain well.
  • In a frypan on medium heat, dry-roast pistachios and set aside in a small bowl.
  • Add a little olive oil to pan, then add bacon, cooking for a few minutes until it starts to go crispy. Set aside with pistachios.
  • Add Brussels sprouts and garlic to pan and cook for 5 mins, tossing regularly, until tender.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, add Brussels sprouts, pistachios and bacon, and toss with lemon juice and parsley.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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