Brussels Sprouts

Most people feel pretty strongly about Brussels sprouts, whether they love them or hate them. But if you hated them as a kid, I strongly encourage you to give them another chance! (Especially if you grew to expect them to be stinky and mushy – there’s better ways.)

What Are Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts are small leafy vegetables that look like little cabbages. In fact they are part of the same family as cabbages, broccoli, and cauliflower. You can usually find them in the grocery store year round, but they are in peak season in fall and winter.

How To Cook With Brussels

As you’ll see in this series, there’s lots of options for preparing your sprouts, including not cooking them at all. That’s right, you can shave the Brussels sprouts and use them raw in a salad.

They can also be cooked by roasting, braising, sautéing, or one of my favorite ways, in the air fryer. You can find lots of great recipes and tips for Brussels sprouts below. Enjoy!

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Christine Pittman

Christine is the founder of TheCookful and also of her blog COOKtheSTORY. Her passion is explaining the WHY behind cooking – Why should you cook things a certain way; Will they turn out if you do it differently; What are the pros and cons of the method? Learn more about Christine, her cookbooks, and her podcast.