Brussels sprouts: 10 recipes to make them tastier (even for children)

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How to cook i Brussels sprouts so as to make them tastier and childproof? Brussels sprouts are a vegetable rich in beneficial properties, but their taste is not loved by everyone, especially those who have not been used to eating vegetables from an early age.

Yet it would be a real shame to give up the virtues of this seasonal vegetable. So here are many ideas and recipes to prepare Brussels sprouts for the whole family.

Savory pie with Brussels sprouts

It is one of the simplest ways to prepare Brussels sprouts and make them tasty and palatable. Very easy to prepare, it can be served both hot and at room temperature. Here the complete recipe.

Baked Brussels sprouts with orange sauce

Cook Brussels sprouts at 180 ° C for about 15-20 minutes on a baking sheet covered with baking paper, after having divided them into four equal parts. In the meantime, heat a cube of butter, even vegetable, or almond cream in a pan. Turn off the heat and mix the sauce well by combining 2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon of maple syrup, 1 tablespoon of orange juice and ½ teaspoon of grated orange zest. As an alternative to butter, try the almond cream. Season the cooked and baked Brussels sprouts with the Orange sauce. Here the complete recipe.

Brussels sprouts and quinoa

Brussels sprouts are one of the perfect toppings of dishes made with Quinoa, which you can prepare with your favorite seasonal vegetables, perhaps adding a pinch of originality. In fact, the recipe we suggest combines quinoa not only with Brussels sprouts, but also with quinoa pomegranate grains and nights. While boiling the quinoa - just like for making pasta - cut the Brussels sprouts into wedges and sauté them in a pan with a drizzle of oil. THU the complete recipe.

Creamy Brussels sprouts

To prepare Brussels sprouts in a creamy version, sauté them in a pan with a drizzle of oil or butter, until they begin to soften. Halfway through cooking complete the preparation by adding a few tablespoons of cooking cream. You can enrich your dish with some grated Parmesan cheese or some nutritional yeast flakes. THU the complete recipe.

Brussels sprouts in mustard sauce

You can prepare this recipe based on Brussels sprouts in different variations. In fact, you can use a dressing based on mustard sauce for adults and mayonnaise, even vegetable and even better if homemade for the little ones. In this way you will bring them closer to new flavors thanks to an unusual dressing. Follow the recipe here and don't forget our tips for prepare at home la mayonnaise and mustard sauce.

Brussels sprouts with raisins

Brussels sprouts sometimes risk having a slightly bitter taste. How to remedy to make sure that even children who are not used to eating vegetables like them? Prepare the sprouts accompanying them withraisin, that will give the dish a sweeter taste. You can leave the raisins to soak for a few minutes and drain them before adding them to the preparation of Brussels sprouts, which you can cut into wedges and sauté with simple extra virgin olive oil. You can replace raisins with red grapes. THU the complete recipe.

Brussels sprouts with apples

Another ingredient to combine with Brussels sprouts to make them more pleasant and tasty is represented by apples. You can cook the apples and sprouts together in the oven. Cut the Brussels sprouts into wedges and the apples into cubes. Season with extra virgin olive oil, apple cider vinegar, chopped thyme, salt and pepper. Cook at 180 ° C for about 25 minutes. THU the complete recipe.

Caramelized Brussels sprouts

To make Brussels sprouts less bitter, you can use a very simple trick. Sauté them in a pan with extra virgin olive oil and halfway through cooking add half a glass of water to which you have added a teaspoon of Maple syrup, of whole cane sugar o di mhigh cereal. Extend cooking so that the sprouts are caramelized and crunchy. THU the complete recipe.

Brussels sprouts with almonds

Preheat the oven to 200 ° C. Wash and peel 500 g of Brussels sprouts and cut them in half. Pour them into a bowl together with 100 gr of almonds, 3 minced garlic cloves (optional), 1 or 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Stir and arrange on a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cook for about 20 minutes. THU the complete recipe.

Brussels sprouts and couscous

Prepare yours cous cous winter enriching it with Brussels sprouts. After letting the couscous soften by covering the grains with boiling water, season with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt and mix. Divide the Brussels sprouts in half or wedges and sauté them in a pan with a little oil. When they have softened, add the couscous and a few leaves of spinach. Season with lemon juice. Here the complete recipe


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