Don’t want to eat your Brussels sprouts? Here are 24 recipes that will make them irresistibly good.
Known for their ability to enhance DNA repair in cells and help block the continued growth of cancer cells, Brussels sprouts
are one powerful member of the cabbage family. Best cooked by steaming, roasting, or boiling, and combined with a variety
of spices and dressings, these vegetables make a fabulous base for casseroles and salads or work as a hearty side dish.
First on the list is our Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples. When combined with Fuji apples, these roasted Brussels sprouts offer a bitter and sweet-tart contrast. You can leave the red skin on the apples for a pretty contrast, or peel the apple, if you prefer.
View Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples
Garlic, bacon, shallots and just over 15 minutes are all you need to create a Brussels sprouts side dish with intense flavor.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Garlic, and Shallots
Enjoy the fragrant aroma from the mixture of Brussels sprouts and garlic in this scrumptious meal. Avoid accidentally burning
the garlic by browning on low heat.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Browned Garlic
The crunchy mixture of textures from the buttery breadcrumbs and caramelized Brussels sprouts makes this recipe a delightful
View Recipe: Cavatappi with Browned Brussels Sprouts and Buttery Breadcrumbs
Simple roasted Brussels sprouts get a big flavor boost from one simple addition: salty pecorino Romano cheese, which punctuates
the traditional fall veggie dish with meaty umami notes.
View Recipe: Romano-Topped Brussels Sprouts
A zesty mustard sauce dresses chicken breasts and sautéed Brussels sprouts, and when paired with Rosemary Potatoes, this delectable dish will quickly become one of your go-to meals for busy weeknights.
View Recipe: Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Mustard
Often served as a Thanksgiving side, but great for everyday use, this tasty dish is best created in stages by assembling the
ingredients ahead of time and reheating before serving.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts Gratin
Perfect for a first course, this recipe combines sliced Brussels sprouts, chopped pecans, and a simple bacon vinaigrette for
a variety of flavors and textures.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
This creamy pasta dish combines steamed Brussels sprouts, crisp bacon, grated cheese, and toasted hazelnuts for an aroma and
taste that will have everyone asking for seconds.
View Recipe: Penne with Brussels Sprouts and Crisp Bacon
At only 90 calories per serving, this side dish provides the right about of zest for a variety of main courses.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta
Bacon and hazelnuts make this Brussels sprouts recipe appealing to even the pickiest eater. To get a head start on dinner,
cut the bacon and slice the sprouts in the morning. You can toast the nuts up to two days ahead.
View Recipe: Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Hazelnuts
At just 90 calories per serving, this dish is both healthy and satisfying. And by peeling away the outer leaves from the fresh
Brussels sprouts, you can shorten cook time and create a nice presentation.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Currants and Pine Nuts
The dish’s sweet, buttery flavors mellow the bite of the Brussels sprouts and take a just a brief turn in the pan. Cut down
on cooking time by slicing the sprouts during prep.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Pecans
The mixture of black pepper and maple syrup offer a sweet-and-spicy twist to these classic roasted Brussels sprouts.
View Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Take the flavor of Brussels sprouts to a new level with the addition of six cloves of garlic and pecorino Romano cheese. The
total cooking time is only 20 minutes.
View Recipe: Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Pecorino
Slicing Brussels sprouts lengthwise helps them cook more quickly and will allow you to complete this recipe in under 10 minutes.
They’ll retain just a hint of crunch but develop a lovely flavor from the browned bits created in the hot skillet.
View Recipe: Sautéed Brussels Sprouts and Shallots
This quick and versatile side dish is good with roasts or chicken. A serving boasts nearly one-fourth of daily fiber needs
while the walnuts add a dose of heart-healthy unsaturated fat.
View Recipe: Steamed Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower with Walnuts
Roasting brings out the best in Brussels sprouts: It lightly caramelizes their edges but keeps them tender inside. Plus the
country ham imparts saltiness to the dish and will make for a scrumptious entrée.
View Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Garlic
Serve good-for-you foods family-style, like this Nutty Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad. Topped with walnuts, Asiago cheese, and
fresh breadcrumbs, this warm salad will turn sprout skeptics into converts.
View Recipe: Nutty Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad
Brussels sprouts are finest in winter, making this roasted dish perfect for a holiday party or on a cold night.
View Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts
Caution: Not for sensitive tastebuds. This side of Brussels sprouts delivers the perfect punch of spice from dried hot red
chiles and mustard seeds.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Spices
Simple but scrumptious, this Brussels sprouts classic uses zesty lemon juice and pecans for an extra dose of flavor.
View Recipe: Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Pecan
Channel your inner Italian culinary skills by using capocollo, a tangy, Italian-style cured ham, to add an unexpected twist
to delicious boiled Brussels sprouts and onions.
View Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Honey-Glazed Pearl Onions and Capocollo
Chicken cutlets can range in size from about 2 ounces each to close to 5 or 6 ounces each. For this dish, we chose the smaller
View Recipe: Maple-Glazed Chicken with Apple-Brussels Sprout Slaw