Friday, May 28, 2010

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 Tbsp. of bacon fat from the pan.
  5. Add 1/2 cup dry 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.

7 comments:

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

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

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  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!

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  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!!!!!

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  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?

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

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