Brussels sprouts are an excellent addition to any healthy diet. According to Medical News Today, these cruciferous vegetables are high in calcium, vitamin C, vitamin K, and beta-carotene. When simply boiled or steamed, Brussels sprouts are known to have a relatively bitter taste. However, properly cooked, they can be absolutely delicious. That’s why we’ve rounded up 14 of our best easy Brussels sprouts recipes. If you haven’t tried them yet other than steamed or simmered, now is the time to try something new! They could become your new favorite vegetable.
Shopping tips: When purchasing your Brussels sprouts, Medical News Today recommends finding Brussels sprouts that are still on the stem. Smaller sprouts are more tender and sweeter than larger varieties. The leaves should be firm and firm.
Roasting is one of our favorite ways to cook Brussels sprouts because the resulting caramelization brings out the best flavor. We understand that the sagging texture that results from cooking or steaming is far from ideal! But roasting it with a little salt and pepper – and in the case of this recipe, a little red onion – produces a delicious taste.
If you’re looking for a delicious yet healthy starter to take to your next get-together or enjoy with your family, then this recipe is for you. It offers a delicious spread of ricotta cheese on toasted baguette slices. The whole thing is rounded off with a mixture of seasoned onions, butternut squash, raisins and Brussels sprouts. It’s a balanced snack or meal that counts as a PowerFuel, a SmartCarb, and an extra Nutrisystem weight loss plan.
Here’s another great way to cook your Brussels sprouts that will help you overcome your skepticism – on the grill! The taste from the charcoal grill alone is amazing, but when combined with a simple mustard marinade, it’s really out of this world! If you didn’t believe you liked Brussels sprouts recipes before, be prepared to be blown away.
You’ll be amazed how well Brussels sprouts go well with apples in this delicious recipe. Mixed with a little apple cider vinegar, olive oil, and thyme, this is a dish full of rich – and just the right amount of “sweet” – flavor. If you’re someone who has been skeptical of Brussels sprouts recipes in the past, this combination might convince you.
If you’ve tried vegetable foil wraps in the past, you know how easy it is to make. Just whip up some chopped vegetables, add them to your foil wrap, and place in the oven for a quick and easy meal. This recipe combines Brussels sprouts with baby potatoes and carrots – plus just the right seasoning and some grated parmesan – for a flavorful result.
Nothing convinces everyone like a wholesome and healthy casserole. This one is packed with so much goodness that it will soon become a family favorite. This dish has a long list of ingredients, but trust us when we say it goes great together. The flavors of foods like dried cherries, pecans, pumpkin, and Brussels sprouts may seem like an unusual combination. However, they each bring something special to the table. Plus, this meal features high protein chicken and high fiber farro, making it a powerhouse for good health.
High protein salmon is already a great meal. But it gets even better with the addition of Brussels sprouts and pumpkin in this easy-to-prepare recipe. After all, nothing beats a one-pan dish. That means simple preparatory work and maybe even better, simple tidying up!
This dish also shines thanks to the caramelization that takes place during frying. Since this recipe also includes drizzled maple syrup and the addition of some acorn squash and bacon, it has many different flavors that go remarkably well together. This is a roasted Brussels sprouts recipe that will make your family or guests think it was ordered in a restaurant.
Why not swap your typical lettuce-based salad for this veg and grain option? In addition to Brussels sprouts, this recipe calls for other superfoods like beets, farro, and carrots. It’s hearty and filling, while also being packed with healthy nutrients and fiber.
In this recipe, a homemade balsamic mustard glaze takes Brussels sprouts to a whole new level. This is why we call this recipe the best Brussels sprouts you have ever tasted! This is another great low calorie but delicious meal to start with if you’re someone who hasn’t liked these cruciferous vegetables in the past. Cooked in our delicious glaze, it will convince you.
If you’re looking for easy Brussels sprouts recipes with fewer than five ingredients, this one is a must! Brussels sprouts with balsamic fig is another fantastic combo that is sure to electrify your taste buds. It’s a really simple recipe that has a complex taste – like something off a restaurant menu. The fig gives this dish the right sweetness, which is drizzled with balsamic vinegar.
Gone are the days when a salad consisted only of lettuce and some dressing. This salad starts with shredded Brussels sprouts and includes kale, edamame, quinoa, almonds, and parmesan. All mixed up with a Dijon dressing, it’s a really delicious dish that is sure to become a new favorite.
Here’s another recipe to win over the Brussels sprouts infidels. It combines seasoned and baked Brussels sprouts with melted mozzarella for a decadent-tasting side that’s good for your waistline. The crispness of the Brussels sprouts combined with the creaminess of the cheese make a duo that you will absolutely love.
Texture is everything, and in this recipe, Brussels sprouts are toasted crispy – like a chip – and served with an amazing homemade garlic aioli dip. It’s the perfect snack or aperitif to fill you up in a healthy way! Even take them to your next party for a healthy touch on a “chip and dip” platter. Your family and friends will be just as shocked as you and won’t get enough of these crispy chips.