10 Recipes to Satisfy Your Brussels Sprouts Obsession

10 Recipes to Satisfy Your Brussels Sprouts Obsession

Bursting with love for Brussels? Can’t stand the green little monsters? Love them or love to hate them, Brussels sprouts are packed with digestion-friendly fiber and vitamins A and K, which support eye health. Though they’re a Thanksgiving stand-by, these mini cabbages are in season from September through March and should definitely be on your plate more than once a year! We’ve rounded up the most creative (and nutritious!) recipes with Brussels spouts from some of our favorite food bloggers. With dishes this delicious, you just might make Brussels-believers out of your friends and family.

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1. California Avocado and Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad
Level up lunchtime with this spicy and sweet plate of greens. Coating the diced avocado with the honey-ginger vinaigrette will actually keep it from browning, meaning this pretty salad will look great for entertaining guests. Photo and Recipe: Chris / The Café Sucré Farine


2. Roasted Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts
The secret to refreshing, citrusy sprouts? Roast them with lemon slices, which will help the veggies absorb the juice. Then, drizzle just a bit of butter and lemon rind mixture before serving. Photo and Recipe: Allison / Some the Wiser


3. Brussels Sprout Pesto
Sneak some veggies onto your dinner plate with this quick and easy recipe that doesn’t even taste like Brussels sprouts! Put your homemade pesto on whole-wheat pasta or use it as a spread in a sandwich for lunch. Photo and Recipe: Aniko / Multicultural Kitchen 

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4. Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts
These aren’t your grandma’s Brussels sprouts. Based on a dish served at a Momofuku, an award-winning series of restaurants, this recipe combines fish sauce, chili, garlic, lime and more for an umami-packed dish. Photo and Recipe: Mike / The Iron You


5. Brussels Sprouts Nachos
Looking for a healthy appetizer that your friends will taco ’bout for days? Try this inventive starter, which sneaks Brussels sprouts into game day-worthy nachos. To lighten them a bit, sauté the shredded sprouts in olive oil instead of butter. Photo and Recipe: Aimée / Simple Bites


6. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sriracha Honey Drizzle
Kick your veggies up a notch with a drizzle of hot sauce! This recipe calls for sautéing sprouts in a cast iron skillet, but you can also cook them in the oven with a roasting pan. Photo and Recipe: Melissa / Dash of the East

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7. Mac ‘n Cheese with Sneaky Greens
Slim down the comfort food classic with this version that’s got 365 calories a serving and sprouts and spinach aplenty! Greek yogurt keeps this recipe creamy without the fat of typical heavy cheese sauce. Photo and Recipe: Tina / Carrots ‘N’ Cake


8. Shredded Kale Brussels Sprout Salad
Ready to veg out in a big way? Drizzle a refreshing lemon dressing over shredded kale and sprouts for a heaping serving of vitamins A and K. Sprinkle a few almonds on top for extra protein and a bit of healthy fat. Photo and Recipe: Kelly / Just a Taste


9. Teriyaki Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Asian-inspired flavor sweetens this easy recipe. While your sprouts are roasting in the oven, make the soy and ginger glaze. The finished side will pair beautifully with brown rice and grilled chicken. Photo and Recipe: Leigh Anne / Your Home Based Mom

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10 Delicious Recipes to Satisfy Your Brussels Sprouts Obsession

10. Winter Brussels Sprouts Salad
Looking for a simple side salad recipe? Brussels sprouts, cranberries, apples and walnuts  — all of fall’s classic foods — make up this antioxidant-rich salad. Walnuts provide a dose of omega-3 fatty acids, and Brussels sprouts offer vitamin C and K. Strawberries and apples lend fiber and a natural sweetness. Instead of a store-bought dressing, opt for extra-virgin olive oil and lemon juice; they make a simple yet flavorful dressing that also helps keep the apples from browning. Photo and Recipe: Evan Thomas / Life by Daily Burn