You’ve had stuffed mushrooms, but have you tried stuffed Brussels sprouts?

Are you looking for an elegant vegetable dish to serve at your holiday dinner? Or is it your New Year’s Resolution to eat more greens in 2019? If so, you are going to want to try this recipe for stuffed Brussels sprouts. You will never look at these often-maligned vegetables the same way again!

Brussels sprouts are excellent roasted in the oven with just a little olive oil, salt and pepper, but stuffed Brussels sprouts are next-level delicious.

With nothing other than a paring knife, you can easily stuff Brussels sprouts and turn them into the perfect party appetizer or a scrumptious vegetable side at any dinner.

Blogger and foodie Rachel Schultz makes her stuffed Brussels sprouts with dried herbs, bread crumbs and a combination of ricotta cheese and Parmesan cheese. The result? Ridiculously decadent Brussels sprouts that look pretty enough to serve at a royal wedding. Find the full recipe at Schultz’s website.

Rachel Shultz

For a meatier version, how about sausage-stuffed Brussels sprouts? Over at Nikki Dinki Cooking, Dinki makes her stuffed Brussels sprouts with Italian sausage, Italian-seasoned panko bread crumbs and dried cranberries. Turkey stock keeps these Brussels sprouts extra flavorful and prevents them from becoming dry. See the full recipe at Dinki’s website.

Nikki Dinki Cooking

Brussels sprouts are not only delicious (whether served stuffed, roasted or simply sautéed), they are also very good for you. They are rich in nutrients and high in antioxidants, which could help to slow cancer growth and promote a healthier heart.

But, healthy or not, many people are often intimidated to try these pungent little sprouts. Here’s a tip for people who aren’t interested in these veggies: At Community Table, Jackie makes her stuffed Brussels sprouts with beer and bacon.

That’s right. This recipe would be perfect for the veggie-hating person in your life, as the addition of beer and bacon will definitely make these sprouts impossible to pass up! Her recipe calls for IPA beer, sour cream, bacon and cheddar cheese … and it would make the perfect veggie side dish for your Christmas party. You will never reach for green bean casserole again!

Community Table

Is your mouth watering for some Brussels sprouts yet?

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