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Broccoli with Bacon and Breadcrumb Topping

This is a quick way to dress up a vegetable.
I think it would be good with cauliflower or asparagus as well.
  1. Steam desired amount of broccoli in microwave.
  2. Prepare topping by cutting 2 or 3 slices of bacon into 1/8th inch pieces.
  3. Fry in pan until crisp.
  4. Remove all but about 1 tablespoon of bacon fat from the pan.
  5. Add 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs or Panko bread crumbs to pan.
  6. Stir quickly until crumbs have absorbed fat, adding a tsp. of fat or butter if needed
  7. Sprinkle topping over prepared broccoli.


  1. now that is my kind of broccoli ;^D

  2. I love little ideas like this to dress up a simple vegetable. Looks yummy! Kathy

  3. I agree that the topping would be great with other vegetables. My daughter and I are big fans of asparagus--think I will try it with the topping tonight!Anything with bacon is just good, no way around it!

  4. I might have to try "this topping" for my baked broccoli casserole instead of just the usual ritz crackers and melted butter.

    Sounds delish!!!!!

  5. Yummy, can't wait to try this recipe. Do you ladies have any great Crockpot recipes?? As a young mom, and a part time job, I find crockpot saves my life quite often, but I am so limited as to what to do. Any suggestions?

  6. That really makes that broccoli look great! Sounds like a great combination Bev...


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