Marina’s Brussels Sprouts Holiday Recipe by Genie Francis



  • 4 cups of brussels sprouts (Stems trimmed and cut in half length wise - cut once in big chunks)
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Bit of salt
  • Freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • ¾ cup chopped fresh pancetta
  • A small amount of olive oil
  • Skillet that goes from the top of the stove to inside the oven


  1. Blanch the brussel sprouts
  2. Sauté diced pancetta in cast iron until crispy
  3. Add Brussels until you get some color and they are heated through.
  4. Take off heat and mix in the parmesan
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste

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