9 Ways to Love Your Brussels Sprouts

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9 Ways to Love Your Brussels Sprouts

Caramelized, roasted or raw, Brussels sprouts are jam-packed with vitamins K and C, fiber, folate and antioxidants. We’re on a crusade to persuade you to give this cruciferous vegetable a try. When prepared properly, even the pickiest of eaters will love this veggie. Make this powerhouse plant a part of your diet today with these nine easy and tasty recipes.

1. WARM BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND PEAR SALAD | BUDGET BYTES

Beat the winter cold with this warm salad, featuring sautéed Brussels sprouts and crunchy pears. This salad is tossed with a homemade Dijon vinaigrette, and feel free to dress it up with grilled chicken, feta or walnuts. Tip: Save time by buying preshredded Brussels sprouts. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 167; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 182mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 3g

2. GARLIC PARMESAN ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS | PRIMAVERA KITCHEN

Trying to eat healthy but craving some fries? Satisfy those cravings with these crispy Brussels sprouts with garlic and Parmesan. Save time by roasting them alongside chicken (or any protein) for a quick and easy dinner. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 168; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 11mg; Sodium: 292mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 9g

3. BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH EGGS AND BACON | DAMN DELICIOUS

Move over, potatoes! There’s a new breakfast veggie in town: Eggs, bacon…and Brussels sprouts! This one-sheet pan recipe makes for an irresistible and substantial breakfast without much cleanup. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 354; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 227mg; Sodium: 426mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 19g

4. CHICKEN SKILLET WITH SAUTEED APPLES, SWEET POTATOES AND BRUSSELS SPROUTS | WELL PLATED

Trying to eat more colorfully? This dish delivers all your food groups (and plenty of nutritious colors) in just one pan. Brimming with sweet potatoes, apples, Brussels sprouts and bacon, this skillet is filling and loaded with flavor. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 321; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 77mg; Sodium: 588mg; Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 30g

5. BRUSSELS SPROUT, BACON AND BLACK BEAN BREAKFAST TACOS | GIRL ADULTING

Change up your breakfast game with these veggie-filled tacos. Simple, quick and addictive, this recipe just might become your new go-to breakfast. For added protein and deliciousness, top your tacos with a luscious, runny egg. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 339; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 194mg; Sodium: 381mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 19g

6. CRISPY BRUSSELS SPROUTS FRIED RICE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Brussels sprouts lovers, rejoice! This crispy fried rice side dish is loaded with flavorful bits of this trendy veggie. To make it a complete meal, add grilled chicken, shrimp or tofu. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1/2 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 236; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 93mg; Sodium: 496mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 7g

7. BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND RICOTTA PIZZA | RECIPE RUNNER

Brussels sprouts as a pizza topping? Skip the delivery and make your own gourmet pizza in just 30 minutes. This pie is topped with crisp Brussels sprout leaves and creamy ricotta, then finished with a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Recipe makes 8 servings at 1 slice of pizza each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 202; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 10mg; Sodium: 225mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 9g

8. BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND SWEET POTATO NOODLE BOWLS | INSPIRALIZED

Bright orange sweet potato “noodles” cook quickly and add a healthy twist to this dish. Smoky charred Brussels sprouts, crunchy almonds and tangy pomegranate seeds top this tasty harvest bowl, which is drizzled with a sweet and savory maple-sesame vinaigrette. Recipe makes 2 servings.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 303; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 13g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 280mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 3g

9. BRUSSELS SPROUTS, KALE & BLACK BEAN WRAPS | SO FAB FOOD

Planning to do Meatless Monday? Make these wraps for a healthy, plant-based lunch. Each one is filled with crunchy shredded Brussels sprouts, black beans and kale for a protein-packed meal. Salsa and a simple vinaigrette finish these tasty wraps. Best of all no cooking is needed!  Recipe makes 2 servings at 1 wrap each serving.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 377; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 446mg; Carbohydrate: 57g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 14g

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