Brussel Sprouts Named the Most Underrated Food: Here’s How to Make them a Star in the Kitchen

posted: 02/22/17
by: Amanda Mushro

Brussel sprouts seem to get a bad rap. Sure when steamed they have a less than desirable smell, but it's not just kids that turn up their nose at Brussel sprouts. Recently these tiny veggies topped the list of most underrated foods. While they're keeping company with the likes of English muffins and tartar sauce, we feel like Brussel sprouts are getting a raw deal. As any sprout fan can attest, these underrated veggies are pretty delicious when mixed with the right ingredients. So rather than skip sprouts, try a few of these recipes to make Brussel sprouts the superstar of you dinner table.

Maple Brussel Sprouts
Kristines Kitchen Blog

Maple syrup isn't just the perfect topping for your pancakes. Now you'll want them on your veggies too. Maple balsamic roasted Brussel sprouts are sweet and tangy and the pecans and cranberries make this delicious side dish one you'll want to eat all by yourself.

Parmesan Brussel Sprouts
I Wash You Dry

If you're looking for an easy way to serve Brussel sprouts to your family, parmesan roasted Brussel sprouts is the recipe to try. There's very little prep work and this yummy dish is ready in under 20 minutes.

Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Not sure your family will try Brussel sprouts? This recipe for bacon Brussel sprouts in spaghetti is a great way to mix cheese, bacon, and pasta with some greens.

Brussel Sprout PIzza
Recipe Runner

Brussel sprouts don't need to be just a side dish, make them the part of your main dish with this Brussel sprouts and ricotta pizza. The balsamic glaze, saut?ed onions, and cheese, makes this pizza great option for a meatless Monday meal.

Crispy Asian Brussel Sprouts
4 Sonrus

This appetizer is sweet and spicy and as soon as you make it, you'll never think Brussel sprouts are underrated again. Try these Asian glazed Brussel sprouts with your salmon or chicken dinner tonight.

Brussel Sprouts and Bacon Aioli
the real foodrds

Skip the chips and dip and whip up these roasted Brussel sprouts and bacon aioli dip for your next appetizer. This lighter and tastier option will be a crowd favorite.

Buffalo Brussel Sprouts

Need a little heat with your veggies? Buffalo Brussel sprouts are pan fried and perfect to dip into your favorite buffalo sauce. Whether you like sweet or spicy, you won't be able to stop eating these tiny veggies.