Brussels sprouts sometimes get a bad rap, but these mini members of the cabbage family can be used in all sorts of dishes. Here are 20 of our favorite recipes.

By Angela Carucci
November 15, 2019
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Turkey & Brussels Sprouts Panzanella

turkey and brussels sprouts panzanella
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

Save those Thanksgiving leftovers for this next-day salad that'll make you wish every day was the day after Thanksgiving. 

Seared Bass with Creamed Brussels Sprouts & Leeks

seared bass creamed brussels sprouts leeks
Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

This buttery, creamy dish is everything you could hope for in a fish-and-veggie dinner—fast, simple, and delicious. 

Brown Butter & Brussels Sprouts Fettuccine

Brown Butter and Brussels Sprouts Fettuccine

Brown butter and chopped hazelnuts bring out the nutty side of sprouts. 

Brussels Sprouts Tarte Tatin

Brussels Sprouts Tarte Tatin

This tarte looks impressive, but it only requires 15 minutes of prep time.

Jacque Pepin's Fricassee of Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

jacque pepin's fricassee brussels sprouts

You only need three ingredients to make this salad: crispy bacon, olive oil, and loads of shaved sprouts. 

Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Warm Cinnamon Dressing

shaved brussels sprouts with warm cinnamon dressing
Credit: Photography by Tara Donne

You'll love how the cinnamon oil tastes with the sprouts, but take our advice: Make extra to keep around for roast chicken, veggie stir-fry, and just about anything else you want. 

Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

bacon wrapped brussels sprouts
Credit: Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

Having a dinner party? This is super-quick app flavored with honey and hoisin can be made in no time.

Salami & Brussels Sprouts Pizza

Salami & Brussels Sprouts Pizza

Salami and sprouts? Don't knock it 'till you pie it. Rosemary, goat cheese, and mozzarella make this pizza extra flavorful. 

Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto

Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto

Most of the ingredients for this dish are pantry staples. Keep 'em on hand, grab some sprouts and cheese on the way home, and you're on your way to this tasty dinner. 

Shrimp & Brussels Sprouts Barley Risotto

shrimp brussels sprouts barley risotto

Looking for a slightly heartier risotto? Don't skimp on the shrimp! It adds a healthy helping of protein (and flavor). 

Glazed Pork Loin with Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes

Glazed Pork Loin with Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes

This fall dish gets even more sweetness from bosc pears. 

Apple-Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Apple-Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Shredded sprouts, apples, and cranberries combine in this autumnal side. 

Roast Chicken Thighs & Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Roast Chicken Thighs & Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Throw all your ingredients on a baking sheet, bake at 475 degrees for 20 minutes, and enjoy your one-pan dinner. 

Bee Sting Brussels Sprouts

bee sting brussel sprout
Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

This dish gets its "sting" from spicy soppressata and red pepper vinegar.

Brussels Sprouts Pasta

Brussels Sprouts Pasta

It's got cheese, carbs, and vegetables. What more do you need? 

Recipe: Try our Brussels Sprouts Pasta

Three-Cheese Pasta with Brussels Sprouts & Sage Breadcrumbs

Three-Cheese Pasta with Brussels Sprouts & Sage Breadcrumbs

Gorgonzola, Fontina, and Grana Padano (or your other favorite three-cheese combo) make this pasta dinner a major winner. 

White Bean Soup with Crispy Brussels Sprouts

White Bean Soup with Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

Crispy sprouts on top are the perfect complement to this smooth, creamy soup. 

Pork Chops & Cider-Braised Brussels Sprouts

Pork Chops & Cider-Braised Brussels Sprouts

Chop chop—this is what's for dinner!

Roasted Chicken & Crispy Sprouts

Roasted Chicken & Crispy Sprouts
Credit: Photography by Sarah Ann Ward

Toss all the goods on a sheet pan and roast until crispy. Dinner, done!

Gnocchi with Brussels Sprouts & Spinach Pesto

gnocchi with brussels sprout and spinach pesto and parmesan frico
Credit: Photography by Marcus Nilsson

This pesto is the best-o—because it's loaded with Brussels.