Brussel Sprouts: How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

I recently fell in love with these little guys a few years ago. If you haven't already, give them a chance! Some yummy sounding recipes below (though I just usually nuke them with a little water in the microwave.

Your 8-year-old self probably turned her tiny nose up at Brussels sprouts (or anything green and healthy). Hopefully by now you’ve stopped hiding veggies in your napkin and instead you’re looking for more ways to eat foods like mini cabbages. And who could blame you? Brussels sprouts are brimming with nutrients: One cup contains four grams of fiber and more than 100 percent of your daily allowances of vitamins C and K. Plus, cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and kale contain compounds that can help flush cancer-causing toxins from the body.

My favorite way to cook Brussels sprouts is to roast them with carrots and parsnips. It’s a dish that always reminds me of autumn—it’s also a dish that I make far too often. To mix things up, I dug up five new Brussels sprouts recipes to try this season. With ingredients like maple syrup and sweet potatoes, they’re a perfect fit for fall.

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Grainy mustard and maple syrup give this classic roasted sprouts recipe a tasty new twist.

Vegan Sesame Grill Sweet potatoes and sesame oil increase the flavor quotient of this dish.

Mustard-Crusted Brussels Sprouts Try this easy meatfree recipe if you’re looking for sprouts with a little bit of crunch.

Chinese Egg Pancakes In addition to protein-rich eggs, this recipe also calls for healthy-fat-packed flaxseed, so it’s sure to keep you feeling full for hours.

Easy Fondue Don’t dip just bread: Dunk apples, cauliflower, and sprouts, too.

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