“Okay, this is not for the kids' table, but it is a way to put something green on the holiday table. Maybe you'll even get an "oooooh" or two!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Microwave brussels sprouts in a covered dish on high, with two tablespoons of water, for 4-5 minutes or until just fork-tender. Make sure steam can vent during cooking.
  2. Remove from microwave, drain and set aside.
  3. In large skillet, fry bacon until crisp. Place on paper towel; drain most of the fat from pan.
  4. Place walnuts in pan and toast over high heat for about 5 minutes or until they start to brown.
  5. Add sliced shallot and cook, turning heat down to medium, stirring frequently, until translucent.
  6. Add brussels sprouts; stir to coat with pan drippings. Add salt and pepper to taste at this time.
  7. Add whipping cream and bleu cheese; stir all ingredients together until cheese is mostly melted and sprouts are well covered.
  8. Simmer over low heat for another five to ten minutes, until cream is reduced and starts to thicken.
  9. Pour all into serving bowl and crumble bacon over all to garnish. Be sure to use a scraper to get all that rich sauce.
  10. Bring to table and accept compliments.

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