Brussels Sprouts with Sour Cream (Hungary)


  • 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts*
  • 3 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  1. Heat 1 inch salted water to boiling.
  2. Add Brussels sprouts. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes; drain.
  3. Fry bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon with slotted spoon; reserve.
  4. Cook and stir onion in hot bacon fat until tender.
  5. Stir in Brussels sprouts, sour cream and pepper; heat until hot.
  6. Sprinkle with bacon.

* 2 (8 ounce) packages frozen Brussels sprouts can be substituted for fresh Brussels sprouts; cook as directed on package.