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5 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Opinion on Sprouts Forever

Brussels sprouts have come a long way in the past decade or so. Before then, they were hardly beloved; squishy, overcooked versions defined most folks' sprout experience. Now, though, Brussels sprouts are adored for their earthy and slightly sweet flavor (when properly cooked), whether sautéed, quick braised, roasted, or raw. With as little as a few minutes of quick prep, a splash of oil, and a sprinkling of salt and pepper, you can feast upon a delicious Brussels sprouts side. See, it can be this easy:

 

When you want a little more flourish, try these recipes:

Blasted Brussels Sprouts with Teriyaki Glaze requires only three ingredients and cook to perfection in a 450° oven.

Kale and Almond Brussels Sprout Salad uses a lemony dressing to brighten the flavor of the earthy sprouts. Parm and almonds add richness.

You'll love what a pile of shaved sprouts does for a simple pasta toss. Twenty-minute Pasta with Bacon, Shredded Brussels Sprouts, and Lemon Zest is destined to become a weeknight favorite.

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