Brussel Sprouts are small vegetables that resemble cabbage. The taste is not quite the same, as Brussel Sprouts may have a slight bitter taste.
There is no longer a need to battle with your family to eat this healthy vegetable when you can make it in so many different ways. Whether it is soups or in salads, plain roasted or savory and smashed, Brussel Sprouts are about to become the center of attention around the dinner table.
Brussel Sprouts can be shredded or roasted whole, eaten cold or heated through, either way, enjoy some new ways to enjoy this versatile vegetable.
1. Brussel Sprouts & Potato Hash with Fried Eggs
A slight spin on the classic corned beef hash and eggs. This version becomes slightly healthier with a replacement of brussel sprouts rather than corned beef.
The sprouts in this recipe give the dish an added crunch. Together with a slice of crusty bread will make this a perfect meal.
2. Brussel Sprout Hash
A unique meal to give you a new favorite! Adding crispy bacon, sweet potatoes, orange juice and maple syrup combined is a taste you never would have thought of. A perfect mix and great colors combined in this recipe.
3. Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Even those few people that still are not fans of the awesome brussel sprout will decide this is a great tasting side dish.
Roasting brussel sprouts with Olive Oil and garlic, and of course Parmesan Cheese will give you a dish that people will ask for more often.
4. Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Cranberry Soy Glaze
Crispy brussel sprouts are the star of dinner when they are alone, combined with cranberries and their tart taste and the great umami flavor of Soy Sauce, these brussel sprouts will never be leftovers.
5. Creamy Cauliflower and Brussel Sprout Casserole
Casseroles are always considered to be comfort foods. This one is no different. A creamy sauce that surrounds cauliflower and brussel sprouts will warm you up from the inside on a chilly night.
6. Brussel Sprouts and Bacon Gratin
Brussel Sprouts combined with the salty flavor of bacon, all smothered in cheese. This may very well be the best grating you have been lucky enough to try.
This makes the perfect side dish to any meal and your whole family is going to love it.
7. Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts
When you combine one of your favorite Chinese dishes with the great taste of Brussel Sprouts you get a complete dish that needs no other accompaniment. This dish is the perfect mix of sweet and spicy, crunchy and savory.
8. Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad with Bacon, Cranberries and Pecans
This dish is healthy and low carb. The perfect side dish to any meat or a meal on its own. The flavor is savory and tart, crunchy and delicious all in one bite. Colorful with lots of green vegetables, a touch of sweet and a bit of salty.
9. Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad With Apples and Dates
This salad is easy to prepare, has ten ingredients and comes together quickly for any Holiday meal.
The salad is as fresh as can be and so tasty with the apples and dates. Comes with a sweet and tangy dressing that works perfectly to bring it all together.
10. Brussel Sprout Salad with Kale and Asparagus
Salads that are made with fresh Kale and Asparagus remind me of warmer weather coming. This salad is the perfect dish to welcome the warmer temperatures.
A perfectly lovely green salad that includes kale, brussel sprouts and asparagus. The salad is slightly stir fried and topped with a white wine vinegar. The crunch from the shallots brings everything full circle.
11. Kimchi Brussel Sprout Salad
The perfect fermented blend to add savory and perfect flavor to Brussel Sprouts and bacon.
When you put a fried egg on it it is even better, Parmesan adds its touch and wonderful flavor to this salad to make it unbeatable.
12. Ricotta Toast with Caramelized Brussel Sprouts
When you grill a slice of Sourdough and lightly saute shredded Brussel Sprouts combined with creamy Ricottaand then topped with slices of Prosciutto. This makes the perfect lunch or dinner at any time.
Add in some chili flakes, pine nuts and lemon juice and your taste buds will be happy.
13. Brussels Sprout Chips
Trimming the end of the sprout will allow you to peel the leaves off and toss them in a bowl. Mix up a blend of Olive Oil and a pinch of salt.
Shake or mix gently to coat the leaves and you can then Roast them for 30 to 35 minutes and drizzle a touch of lemon juice and add some lemon zest over the tops once they are done.
14. Smashed Brussel Sprouts with Lemon Tahini Sauce
When you flatten or smash the brussel sprouts they will become crispier when they are roasted. The key is to boil until the sprouts are soft, then they smash easier.
Once they are roasted, you make the tahini sauce or buy it and then spoon a little over the brussel sprouts.
15. Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar and Honey
It is true that brussel sprouts alone are a great side dish, however, when you roast or slightly saute these gems and toss in some Balsamic Vinegar and drizzle them with honey, you have a side dish that is really hard to beat.
16. Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner with Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes
This is a perfect dinner when the weather begins to change. This whole complete meal can be made in under an hour and is filling and comforting. The perfect end to a busy day.
The flavor combination of brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes and chicken not only sounds dreamy it tastes great together.
17. Brussel Sprout Soup Recipe
A super tasty soup that can be served all year long! This soup can be served either chunky style or smooth and creamy.
Either way, you get the great flavor of brussel sprouts mixed with carrots, celery and potatoes in a delightful creamy sauce base.
18. Parmesan Crusted Brussel Sprouts
With this dish, I generally boil the sprouts until they are soft, then I will roast and cover with freshly shredded Parmesan cheese.
These are even better since they are mixed with garlic and panko bread crumbs. When tossed together and roasted, this is a great side.
19. Brussel Sprout and Cheddar Soup
The soup made with this recipe is one that is savory, creamy and has the flavor of garlic which just enhances the flavor of most anything!
The soup is easy to make using sprouts, garlic, cream and vegetable stock. You end up with a creamy bowl of heavenly flavor. It gets even better when you add in the Cheddar Cheese!
20. Shredded Brussel Sprouts and Sausage Soup
I was slightly worried when I made this pot of soup. I was not sure that I would get the kids to eat it. However, when I saw that I had their favorite pasta, that was the answer!
This soup is loaded with vegetables and sausage and includes shredded brussel sprouts. The flavor combination of this is astounding and I even watched the kids eat it without a battle.
21. Cream of Celeriac Soup with Brussel Sprout Chips
When you make this soup, those around you will think you are a secret gourmet cook. The soup is super creamy, although there really is no dairy in the soup. The creamy texture is made using cauliflower.
A great combination of flavors simmered together to make a delicious dish.
22. Macaroni and Cheese with Brussel Sprouts and Bacon Crumbs
Bacon is one of those meats that works on or with everything. When you combine it in Macaroni and Cheese and add in brussel Sprouts you have a perfect dish that soothes every taste bud.
Who does not love a big dish of Macaroni and cheese flavored with all kinds of good stuff?
23. Garlic Brussel Sprout Pasta
A very simple dish made with pasta, brussel sprouts and a delicious garlic butter sauce that brings this altogether.
The side dish is both savory and succulent and one recipe to keep at the front of your files. The sauce is light, not heavy and blends in perfectly.
24. Cheesy Brussel Sprout Bread Pudding
Admittedly, this combination just sounds delightful. I love bread pudding, so when I can combine it with brussel sprouts, mushrooms and garlic, I am basically in heaven.
Then I discovered gruyere cheese and mixed it with shredded Parmesan and really found what heaven must taste like! A crusty brioche bread works perfectly in this bread pudding.
25. Brussel Sprout Fried Rice
Of all the available Chinese foods I could choose, my favorite has always been fried rice. When I decided to try brussel sprouts in the fried rice, I eliminated the meat.
This made it a perfect dish for me. I love meat, but wanted something a little lighter. However, even with diced chicken, this recipe is the best fried rice I have ever eaten.