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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Avocado, and Lime

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Avocado, and Lime
INGREDIENTS
1lb brussel sprouts
2 slices bacon (If you are a bacon LOVER, you may want to add a slice or two more….I think this is just enough – highly recommend organic, natural bacon, or substitute with turkey bacon)
1 garlic clove, minced
juice of 1 lime
1 avocado, sliced
a pinch of crushed red pepper (optional)
olive oil
salt and pepper
DIRECTIONS
1. While you are slicing your brussels, cook the bacon until crispy in a large skillet.
2. Remove from pan.
3. Add a little olive oil to the pan (depending on how much bacon drippings were left over), and add your shredded brussels, garlic, and crushed red pepper.
4. Cook for just a few minutes on low-medium heat, until brussels start to get tender (be careful not to over-heat the olive oil!).
5. Mix in lime juice and crumble bacon into the sprouts. s&p to taste.
6. Scoot your sprouts over to the side of the pan, and add avocado slices–just to quickly warm each side. You don’t really want to stir them around into the sprouts or they will mash right in.
7. When they are heated through, mix everything together and enjoy!

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