For the Love of Brussels Sprouts: Recipes for Holiday and Everyday

A collection of awesome, amazing and delicious brussels sprouts recipes from @whiteonriceWe’re beyond obsessed with brussels sprouts. But not everyone is always on-board with us and we know that. We’ll get some random comments on blog posts or Facebook posts about how folks truly dislike brussels sprouts. It’s totally true that brussels sprouts haters have had some form of childhood torture where they were forced to eat mushy, boiled and stinky orbs of green-guck brussels. But hopefully those days are gone because the culinary world of brussels keeps getting better! For the holidays and quite frankly, for everyday, there’s an occasion for brussels sprouts on the dinner table. There’s so many fabulous ways to prepare these little green goddess gems that there’s just not enough time to eat them all! Over the years we’ve developed so many Brussels recipes and eaten so many delicious brussels dishes that we’re always hoping theres a recipe here that will transform haters into lovers.

It’s hard not to find a bushel of brussels sprouts somewhere in our fridge during this time of year. Lucky enough to be living in a area that nurtures fruits and vegetables year round, the rest of the year we’ll score a bag every few weeks at the farmers markets. Because we’re so spoiled by mild weather, we can almost always have brussels sprouts for dinner or sometimes, as the whole meal.

Is there a word beyond “obsessed”? If there is, it would describe us perfect. We’re beyond obsessed about brussels sprouts.

As the holidays are making their presence, we wanted to share with you our collection of favorite brussels sprouts recipes that not just our readers, but our friends, families and neighbors have enjoyed over the years. These are dishes that would be a lovely addition to any meal for holiday and everyday. And we also have a few roasted brussels sprouts recipes that can easily change a brussels sprouts love into a hater.

Here’s our collection of brussels sprouts recipes that we’ve made over the years:

Brussels Sprouts Gratin Recipe: this is the magical recipe that has transformed so many brussels sprouts haters into lovers. The result is an addicting, creamy and tender brussels sprouts and cheese combo that can easily satisfy anyone craving mac and cheese. And it’ll be a low carb version. Not low calorie, but definitely low carb!

Creamy, cheesy and tender brussels sprouts gratin recipe on @whiteonrice

Easy Roast Brussels Sprouts Recipe: this was one of our very first recipes in 2009 and it’s continually our go-to recipe for every craving we have.

Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe from @whiteonrice

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Parsley Dressing Recipe: another everyday favorite that’s bright with an awesome lemon dressing. Make double the amount because they’re so delicious, you might have it as a full meal.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Lemon Parsley Dressing from @whiteonrice

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fish Sauce and Lime Recipe: Yes, it might sound odd– fish sauce?! Try it, the umami flavor in each bite is incredible.

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fish Sauce and Lime- the flavor is incredible. recipe on @whiteonrice

Braised Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots Recipe: An oldie but goodie because who doesn’t love bacon? and the shallots adds awesome flavor.

Braised Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Shallots Recipe from @whiteonrice

Cheesy Baked Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan and Onion – a popular rendition of our sweet onion crack dip, but with a few brussels sprouts thrown in!

Cheesy Baked Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Parmesan Cheese and Onion form @whiteonrice Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sriracha and Mint Recipe: A spicy sauce for all you sriracha lovers. And it’s flowing over a ton of brussels sprouts. Yum.

Brussels Sprouts with Sriracha and Mint recipe on @whiteonrice

Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Mom’s Chili Fish Sauce a recipe with a Vietnamese twist to delicious fried brussels sprouts. To die for!

Crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts with Mom's Chili Fish Sauce from @whiteonrice Teriyaki Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe: We love sauce, can you tell? Here’s a fabulous teriyaki glazed beauty to make these veggies amazing.

Teriyaki Glazed Brussels Sprouts Recipe from @whiteonriceShaved Brussels Sprouts Slaw with Bacon and Pecans: a raw take on the brussels sprouts and it’s a wonderful salad with salty bacon and crunchy pecans.

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Slaw with Bacon and Pecans Recipe on @whiteonrice

Hope you enjoy our collection of brussels sprouts recipes over the years. Enjoy!

-diane and todd

This post was originally published in 2014 and republished in 2017 with updated recipes.

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }
  1. Linda

    I’m lucky. I grew up loving “baby cabbages”. They were boiled, but I loved them, and I still do. I’m going to try some of your recipes. They can only make me love them more.

  2. Jura / recipesonthefly

    I am very happy to have found your blog. I follow you with pleasure!
    Love Teriyaki glazed roasted Brussels sprouts … looks delicious …

  3. Kate @ Framed Cooks

    I’m a recent brussels sprouts lover (it took me WAY into adulthood) but one day I woke up and I love the things! So thanks for this treasure trove. And I love the pretty wooden bowl in the top picture!

  4. Karen M.

    Thanks, we love Brussels Sprouts! One thought: I’m looking at the Roast B S w/Lemon Mustard Parsley Dressing: oven temp listed at 375, roasting for 15 min then flipping & roasting till browned. I find that I have to use at least 425 or even 450 – even at that higher temp they don’t start to brown on the cut side down until at least 25-30 min. Then after turning, it’s at least another 20 min +\- before they’re browned on that side. I’ve checked my oven temp & it’s accurate. Could be just my oven I guess…

  5. Ksenia @ At the Immigrant's Table

    I love me some Brussels sprouts! Thanks for this great compilation.

  6. Jennifer @ Show Me the Yummy

    That gratin may have to be my gateway into brussels sprouts obsession 😉

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