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Stovetop Brussel Sprouts Casserole


The combination of flavors in this casserole is delicious, even those that do not like Brussel sprouts seem to like this dish! -Chef MJ

Serves 2 – 3


2 1/2 tbsp.          olive oil

2 cups                   Brussel sprouts, rinse, cut in half

1/4 cup                 dried cranberries

1/4                        onion, diced medium

1 clove                  garlic, minced

1/4 cup                red or yellow bell pepper, medium diced

3 tbsp                   balsamic vinegar

2 slices                 bacon, cooked and crumbled

1/4 cup                gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled

1/4 cup                pecans, medium diced

1/2                        lemon, zest only

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Rinse lemon and vegetables, pat dry then dice, cut as listed above, set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet over MEDIUM heat, add halved Brussel sprouts,  diced bell peppers, dried cranberries and diced onion.
  3. Saute'  for 8 – 10 minutes  stirring frequently, until cooked through and lightly browned, next add garlic,  crumbled cooked bacon and diced pecans, saute' and stir for 5 minutes.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add balsamic vinegar, stir for 2 minutes.
  6. Add crumbled gorgonzola cheese stir and until gorgonzola or blue cheese partially melts.
  7. Take the skillet off heat.
  8. Pour vegetable mixture into a serving bowl.  Add additional fresh ground pepper to taste.
  9. Top the vegetables with freshly zested lemon.

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Mike Wendland

Published on 2018-10-27

Mike Wendland is an Emmy award-winning journalist, traveler, and producer of RV Podcast, the RV Lifestyle travel blog, and the RV Lifestyle Channel on YouTube. Mike, traveling with his wife Jennifer and their Norwegian Elkhound, Bo, has vast experience and a great passion for exploring North America, previously working as a long-time NBC-TV News Channel Technology Correspondent and now sharing his love for the RV lifestyle with millions. Mike is not only an adept RV life enthusiast but also a skillful storyteller, bringing to his channels stories from the road that perfectly capture the magic and hardships of this lifestyle.

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