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Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Pasta

Kimchi Club
Brussels sprouts and bacon is one of the great under appreciated flavour combinations. But you should try combining them both with kimchi! We picked up some seasonal brussels sprouts at the local farmers market and just had to make this.
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tbsp olive oil (plus extra for drizzle)
  • 300 g bacon cut into shreds
  • 400 g brussels sprouts quartered
  • 100 g almonds roughly chopped
  • 4 tsp Kimchi Club Garlic
  • 2 tsp Kimchi Club Chilli
  • 250 g spiral pasta
  • 4 tbsp Naked or Hot Kimchi Club kimchi
  • parsley to garnish
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta as per packet instructions. Drain and keep aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add half the olive oil and bacon and cook, for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally until crisp and golden. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate.
  • Add the other half of the oil to same pan, add brussels sprouts and season with pepper. Cook over medium heat until sprouts have softened and drizzle with extra oil as needed.
  • Add almonds to Brussels sprouts mix and cook till nuts are browned.
  • Return bacon to pan, add Kimchi Club garlic and chilli.  Season with pepper and add drained pasta.
  • Serve hot and top with Naked or Hot Kimchi Club kimchi. Sprinkle parsley on top to garnish.
Keyword bacon, brussels sprouts, kimchi