Apple Smoked Bacon Braised Brussel Sprouts & Poached Farm Eggs

Presented by Chef | Activist Timothy Groody

Apple Smoked Bacon Braised Brussel Sprouts
And Poached Farm Eggs

Serves 6

1 # brussel sprouts cut in ¼

1/3 # thick slice apple smoked bacon cut in ¼" strips crosswise

½ onion sliced

1 T chopped garlic

¼ cup white wine

water to cover

salt and pepper

1 T maple syrup

1 T chopped parsley

½ T chopped savory

6 poached eggs

Render bacon in a medium size pot, until crisp.  Drain bacon and reserve the fat.  In the same pan add 2 T bacon fat.  Add onion.  Cook until soft.  Add garlic.  Cook 30 seconds.  Add sprouts & stir.  Cook for 2 minutes.  Add wine & cook for 3 minutes.  Add water to cover & a little seasoning.  Simmer until sprouts are tender and liquid is evaporated, about 15 minutes.  Add bacon back to the sprouts with 1 T fat.  Caramelize the sprouts slightly.  Add syrup and herbs.  Season.  Serve with poached egg on top.  Grate cheese over the egg.  Enjoy!!!!!