Glazed, braised, roasted, or even caramelized, Brussels sprouts take on a whole new light with these delicious side dish recipes to complement your Thanksgiving menu. Add nuts for crunch, mix them with other veggies, or show Brussels sprouts off by themselves for a delightful Thanksgiving side dish.See Popular Brussels Sprouts Recipes
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Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN
Last week a friend and I were having a conversation about the Thanksgiving side dish we're most excited about making for the big day. My answer: Roasted Brussels Sprouts. I know. Many people's eyes glaze over when I tell them how much I adore the green, good-for-you veggie--they're thinking only of the tasteless, mushy blobs they were forced to eat as kids.
Like many of you, I was no fan of Brussels sprouts as a kid; they were invariably gray, mushy, and over-cooked. But they've since become one of my all-time favorite vegetables. Apparently I'm not the only one!
Brussels sprouts are one of the best things about fall, mainly because they keep going in many parts of the country all the way into winter. And are they great! But, let's face it, these nutrition-packed "little cabbages" can be a bit of work to prepare.
Cute little Brussels sprouts look like miniature cabbages, taste great, and are packed full of Vitamin C. What's not to like? If you've only eaten overcooked, boiled Brussels sprouts, you might not like them as much as I do. And that's a shame, because they are one of the easiest vegetables to dress up without going to a lot of trouble.
Savor the flavors of fall with this quick and easy recipe for Beer-Glazed Sausage with Brussels Sprouts and Apples.
A couple slices of bacon offer enough drippings to flavor a family-sized batch of brussels sprouts in this skillet-made side dish.
With sophisticated toppings like seared Brussels sprouts and crisp pancetta, this recipe takes pizza night to a whole new level!
Brussels sprouts transform into a craveable delight when you mix them with a creamy cheese sauce and salty pancetta, then top things off with crunchy bread crumbs.
A little turkey bacon adds rich flavor to the Brussels sprouts in this easy side dish recipe.
Brussels sprouts are roasted and caramelized with butter, thyme, rosemary, fennel seeds, and sherry.
Brussels sprouts pair well with the sweet flavor of oranges for delectable side dish recipe.
A shredded Brussels Sprout Salad is the perfect accompaniment to this spicy-yet-sweet baked salmon. Serve with a side of ride or pasta.