Wondering what to cook with brussels sprouts? You’ve come to the right place!
All you Brussels Sprouts lovers, rejoice, as there are suddenly so many new ways to try your favorite veggie. This collection of easy Brussels Sprouts Recipes will not only tell you how to roast them perfectly, but we have some awesome casseroles and one pan skillets made with these small little cuties. From appetizers to sides to mains, you can cook so many cracking dishes.
Brussels sprouts got a bad rep over the years, as they used to come to the table just boiled or steamed, without any seasonings or flavorings. Its not the Brussels’ fault at all. Let’s cook them right and make them so, so delicious!
You will surely be asking for more when they get accompanied by bacon, goat cheese, sausage, apples and so many other flavors. Let’s make this healthy vegetable more popular and give credit where it’s been due all these years.
Go through all these recipes and get excited by what you will cook when you grab a bag of brussels sprouts the next time you’re in the grocery store…
1. Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
This stunning platter is full of crispy roasted brussels sprouts with sweet caramelized onions, apples, sprinkled with holiday favorites like candied pecans and cranberries, some salty goat cheese, and oh yes… Bacon (don’t forget the bacon).
A treat for all seasons, this dish will look especially impressive on your holiday spread. Get ready for many compliments from your friends and relatives!
2. Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Here is something very basic and simple, yet so tasty when done right. These roasted brussels sprouts come out of the oven all crispy and a little charred. You can also dress them with a delicious lemon parmesan dressing and see people go crazy over them.
3. Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
These bacon wrapped brussels sprouts are brilliant and can be a great appetizer for your holiday table. All you are doing is wrapping the sprouts with bacon, brushing on a maple sugar glaze and popping them in the oven. Impress your friends and family with this great innovative appetizer.
4. Brussel Sprouts, Eggs & Bacon
Sheet pan meals are great for any time… even for breakfast. These roasted brussels sprouts along with eggs and bacon come out very delicious and addictive. It’s a breeze to make and will feed a crowd too. Great meal prep idea for breakfast all week.
5. Italian Chopped Brussels Sprouts Salad
This colorful salad bowl is very fulfilling, healthy and delicious. Shredded brussels sprouts get the company of cherry tomatoes, onions, salami, chickpeas, olives, pepperoncini and cheese. All this gets dressed with a delicious Italian dressing. Now who can say no to such a tasty and healthy, yet light lunch or light dinner?
6. Teriyaki Salmon Sheet Pan with Brussels Sprouts
Are you looking for an easy meal with salmon? Try these great Asian teriyaki flavors on your salmon baked along with brussels sprouts. It’s super quick and will be on your table in 30 minutes.
7. Cheesy Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
These brussels sprouts are slathered in mozzarella with garlic hints. Even the biggest brussels sprout skeptic might start loving them after a few bites into this delicious side.
8. Balsamic Glazed Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries
We have a perfect side dish for Christmas and Thanksgiving. Perfectly roasted brussels sprouts that are crispy and crunchy, along with festive cranberries and a sweet balsamic reduction. That’s all, your holiday side dish is ready!
9. Brussels Sprouts Mac & Cheese
This is a brilliant way to sneak some veggies into your food… Brussels Sprouts with Mac & Cheese. The flavors somehow mingle so great with each other. Have this cheesy gooey dinner ready in 30 minutes.
10. Sauteed Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage & Brussels Sprouts
Looking for a quick and easy one pan meal? Try this sausage dish along with brussels sprouts, apples and cabbage. A great healthy dinner with plenty of veggie power a good dose of protein, all done under 15 minutes.
11. One Skillet Gnocchi with Brussels Sprouts and Chickpeas
These gnocchi and brussels sprouts are sautéed with tomatoes and garbanzo beans. It gets cheesy and delicious with the help of mozzarella and parmesan. This is such a great one pan meal for meatless nights.
12. Brussels Sprout Pasta with Brown Butter
This is another great pasta dish for meatless nights. Sautéed butternut quash and brussels sprouts get mixed in with the pasta of your choice (these bowties looks lovely) along with brown butter and a few seasonings. Top it with festive cranberries, pecans and some cheese and get ready for a delicious meal.
13. Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Pears, Blue Cheese & Walnuts
Looking for a great side dish for the holidays with brussels sprouts? Try them sautéed together with peas, blue cheese and walnuts. All these flavors work wonderfully together. Save this one for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter.
14. Creamy Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Gratin with Bacon
This cheesy, creamy gratin with brussels sprouts sounds amazing. No one can say NO to this delicious creamy side dish full of crispy tender brussels sprouts. Oh, and there is plenty of bacon, too.
15. Thai Style Shredded Brussel Sprouts Salad
Looking for some unique salad ideas? Then this is for you. Shredded brussels sprouts, cabbage and carrots, plus a crunch of edamame and almonds along with Thai style almond butter dressing. It’s super yummy.
16. Sheet Pan Chicken Breast with Brussels Sprouts & Bacon
Sheet Pan Chicken Breasts with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon… It is as easy as it sounds. Beautifully marinated chicken just scattered on a sheet pan along with brussels sprouts and bacon, then roasted to perfection. So easy and so delicious.
17. Creamy Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts
Brussel sprouts with bacon slathered in a creamy cheese sauce with hints of garlic and parmesan. This is as good as it gets. They are cooked in a zippy too in the instant pot.
18. Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts
Any kung pao chicken fans out there? How about having brussels sprouts in the same delicious sauce? It’s a fabulous new way to eat your brussels sprouts. The sprouts are roasted to perfections first, then tossed with a spicy soy-honey glaze. Top it all off with some scallions and peanuts and you have your kung pao brussels sprouts.
19. Skillet Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Sausage & Cheese
This cheesy, one skillet shredded brussels sprout recipe is a perfect side dish to whip up without firing up your oven. You can serve it as a side, but it can be a great low carb dinner option, as it has a yummy sauce, too.
20. Spicy Pork Brussels Bowls
Make this low carb start of the day with eggs over spicy ground pork with sautéed shaved brussels sprouts. Great idea to incorporate veggie power along with protein.
21. Easy Brussel Sprout Fish Taco Slaw Recipe
What slaw do you use for your fish tacos? Something with cabbage? How about giving it a new twist and swapping the cabbage with shaved brussels sprouts? It’s a delicious mix of different veggies drizzled with tasty dressing. This is a great salad to go in your bowl meals, too. Just add any protein of your choice and have a great colorful healthy meal.
22. Grilled Brussels Sprouts
Fire up the grill and make these perfectly charred and crispy brussels sprouts. They are brushed with seasoned olive oil that turns them super tasty.
23. Sweet Chili Ground Beef & Brussels Sprouts Skillet
This quick ground beef with brussels sprouts is your easy weeknight meal, with great sweet chili flavors. Perfect way to sneak in veggies for everyone to enjoy.
24. Buffalo Brussels Sprouts
Buffalo sauce flavors on brussels sprouts… what a great idea!. Crispy oven roasted brussels sprouts are coated with delicious homemade buffalo sauce. Make up this great appetizer or side for get togethers.
25. Sticky Ginger Sesame Chicken and Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Sticky, sweet and spicy chicken along with roasted brussels sprouts over a bed of rice sounds delicious. This is one sheet pan meal that is so much tastier and healthier than any of your Asian take out dinners.
All these new ideas to try for Brussels sprouts. Aren’t they great? If you’re fan of this vegetable, you are going to love all of them. Some of them are sure to convert those of you to don’t love them, if you give them one more try!
Give these new flavors a try the next time you have a bag of brussels sprouts in your home. Pin or bookmark this page for all the great sides, or even mains, using brussels sprouts.
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This post was originally published July 19, 2021 and has been updated with new information.
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