15 Healthy Brussels Sprouts Recipes

This winter vegetable is rich in nutrients.

Brussels sprout photo via Flickr/Meal Makeover Moms

Brussels sprout photo via Flickr/Meal Makeover Moms

Brussels sprouts are a hearty—and trendy—winter vegetable. This vegetable can be boiled, baked, steamed, and even stir-fried. We searched the Web and found 15 healthy (and delicious) Brussels sprouts recipes to try this winter.

1. Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts
via The Endless Meal

This recipe calls for grape seed oil, but if you can’t find that or want an alternative choice, any neutral-flavored oil will do.

2. Shredded Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad
via Eating Bird Food

When making the dressing for this salad, let the mixture sit for a few hours so it can marinate.

3. Asian Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Fried Shiitake Mushrooms
via Blogging Over Thyme

The trick to getting the fried shiitake mushrooms crispy is to cut them very thin.

4. Brussels Sprouts Sliders
via Food Fitness

To get the rich flavor, double up the marinade recipe and let the sliders soak in it for about an hour.

5. Roasted Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad
via Pinch and Swirl

This recipe calls for heavy cream. For a healthy substitution, use low-fat cream cheese. But when subbing for cream cheese, make sure to cut the amount called for in half.

6. Roasted Garlic Beet Hummus with Brussels Sprouts Chips
via Running to the Kitchen

To get the chip-like appearance of the Brussels sprouts, remove the leaves, one by one, until you reach the core.

7. Brussels Sprouts Breakfast Hash
via Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

This gluten-free recipe can be served as a side dish during dinner or over eggs for breakfast. Instead of using butter, try oil instead.

8. Butternut Squash Noodles with Shredded Brussels Sprouts
via Inspiralized

To get the noodle form, spiralize the butternut squash. If you don’t have a spiralizer, use a vegetable slicer.

9. Brussels Sprout Fritters 
via What Jew Wanna Eat

To make this recipe even healthier, skip out on the sour cream garnish.

10. Brussels Sprouts Pita Pizza
via Kitchen Treaty

This pita pizza recipe is easy, and only takes eight to ten minutes to cook.

11. Fennel Risotto
via Vegan Miam

For the wine called for in this vegan recipe, don’t use the expensive stuff. Buy a reasonably priced bottle, the flavor will be the same.

12. Curried Brussels Sprouts
via Coffee and Crumpets

Make sure not to overcook the Brussels sprouts. You’ll know when its ready when they are a vibrant green color.

13. Ruby Wraps with Grapefruit Dressing 
via Chase That I Love

To make this recipe vegan, substitute the fish sauce for soy sauce and the honey for molasses.

14. Raw Vegan Chipotle Almond Stuffed Brussels Sprouts
via The Healthy Family and Home

This recipe allows a lot of freedom. It can be prepared raw or cooked. Plus, you can switch up the stuffing variations. If you don’t like chipotle, try adding sun-dried tomatoes.

15. Tofu N’ Greens Quinoa Bowl
via What’s Cookin’ With Mary

Tip: Do not add the sesame oil until after the food is cooked.