5 Recipes that Use Apple Cider Vinegar

2. Brussels Sprouts Slaw with a Twist


  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts (sliced thinly with a food processor)
  • ¾ pound thick-cut bacon (chopped into half-inch pieces)
  • 2 green apples (peeled, coarsely grated, squeezed dry)
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leave
  • 1 tsp. fresh ginger (minced)
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

How to Prepare

  • In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp, over medium to high heat. Drain excess oil. Save the bacon fat for later.
  • Turn the heat up to high, on the same skillet, add 2 tbsps. of butter and 2 tbsps. of bacon fat.
  • Add half of the Brussels sprouts. Cook until soft, stirring often.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Remove and set aside. Cook the remaining Brussels sprouts in the remaining 2 tbsps. butter and 2 tsp. bacon fat.
  • Add the first batch of cooked sprouts. And then add the apples, ginger, thyme, and ACV. Stir until the apples are heated, roughly 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Arrange the slaw on a platter. Top with cooked bacon before serving.