November 14, 2015

Less than 14% of Americans are eating enough vegetables, according to a July 2015

It may seem counterintuitive, but our Bacon-Powered Broccoli is a flavor bomb, infusing maximum yumminess into a pan full of plants. The sizzling fat crisps the vegetables and coats them in a layer of smoky flavor. Bonus: You actually need the fat to absorb the fat-soluble vitamins A and K. So in a way, the bacon makes the plants healthier.

The Takeaway:  You don't need much bacon. We coat an entire pound of veggies in just 1 tablespoon of savory, umami-filled bacon fat—about ½ teaspoon fat per hearty 2/3-cup serving.

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