BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH MUSHROOM “BACON” (VEGAN + GF)

BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH MUSHROOM “BACON” (VEGAN + GF)

Brussels Sprouts with Mushroom "Bacon" (Vegan + GF)

Brussels Sprouts with Mushroom "Bacon" (Vegan + GF)

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE MUSHROOM “BACON”

  • 500 g / 1lb white cup mushroomsthinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • optional 2 tbsp beetroot juice, for colour
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp salt preferably smoked salt

FOR THE SPROUTS

  • 1 tbsp vegan butter or olive oil
  • 750 g / 1 1/2 lbs Brussels sproutstrimmed and outer leaves removed

INSTRUCTIONS

MAKE THE MUSHROOM “BACON”

  1. In a medium bowl, stir all the ingredients together until well combined.
  2. Heat a frying pan or skillet on medium-high and cook for 5-10 minutes until dark and crispy on the edges.
  3. Remove from the heat and set aside.

COOK THE SPROUTS

  1. In a medium saucepan, melt the vegan butter or drizzle in the olive oil. Add the Brussels sprouts and coat.
  2. Add 60ml / 1/4 cup hot water, cover with a lid and leave to cook on medium heat for 5-8 minutes until the sprouts are tender.
  3. Once cooked, add the mushroom bacon and stir on a medium heat for a couple of minutes to warm through.
  4. Serve right away.
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