Brussels sprouts have gotten a bad rap over the years, likely because they were often prepared in bland and boring ways that made them taste pretty bitter.
In recent years, Brussels sprouts have been rising the ranks of trendy vegetables, and for good reason. Not only are they healthy and filled with fiber, vitamin K, vitamin C and other nutrients, but they can be prepared in a number of delicious ways that will have you asking for more.
If you need more convincing, you might want to try one of the five delicious Brussels sprouts recipes and then report back.
1. Honey Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
How could anything roasted in honey and balsamic vinegar not taste good? These Brussels sprouts are easy to make, and they come out nice and crisp.
Recipe: Kevin Is Cooking
2. Chicken, Apple, Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprouts Skillet
Need a one-pan dinner? This dish is for you. It’s perfect for fall, with its seasonal ingredients. As a bonus, it takes less than 30 minutes to make.
Recipe: Well Plated
3. Garlic White Cheddar and Brussels Sprouts Dip
Get your share of vegetables in a cheesy, flavorful dip. The Brussels sprouts not only add extra nutrients, but a nice texture as well.
Recipe: Lifes Ambrosia
4. Brussels Sprouts Pasta With Lemon Cream Sauce
Everyone loves pasta. Add in some cream, lemon, nuts and Brussels sprouts, and you’ve got a balanced meal that’s sure to please.
Recipe: Naturally Ella
5. Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Salad
Salads don’t have to be boring, and they definitely won’t be if they’re filled with this combo of bacon, Brussels sprouts and broccoli slaw. Sign us up.
Recipe: Recipe Girl