Making a Comeback: Brussels Sprouts
As a kid, you pushed them around on the plate, and now you can’t get enough of them – Brussels sprouts have made a comeback. From restaurant chefs to food bloggers, cooks everywhere are giving Brussels sprouts a delicious makeover. Check out these three recipes for inspiration on how to start enjoying these cruciferous greens.
Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic & Cranberries from Pioneer Woman
The Pioneer Woman gives Brussels sprouts tang and a touch of sweetness with a rich balsamic glaze and dried cranberries.
Momofuku-Style Brussels Sprouts from Food52
No more boiling or buttering or drowning in cream. From New York’s own Momofuku restaurant, this Asian-inspired preparation will make your mouth water.
Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts from My Recipes
For an indulgent twist, pair Brussels with oil-roasted chestnuts and bacon. This dish is finished with a dash of nutmeg for depth of flavor.
Still not convinced? Consider the nutritional facts. Packed full of vitamins A and C, dietary fiber and folic acid, a half-pound of Brussels sprouts have fewer than 80 calories.
Ready to give Brussels sprouts another chance? Check out this week’s menu for the Apple Cider Pork Burgers with a Brussels Sprout Salad!
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