Healthy Brussels Sprouts Side Dish Recipes

Find healthy, delicious brussels sprouts side dish recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Crispy Smashed Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts get crispy and flavorful in the oven when they're "smashed" and seasoned with Parmesan cheese and everything bagel spice.
By Carolyn Casner

Roasted Brussels Sprout & Butternut Squash Salad

Rating: 5 stars
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Serve this hearty and healthy fall salad with roasted pork tenderloin, chicken or salmon, or with your Thanksgiving meal. All of the vegetables are roasted on the same pan, so this recipe is easy to prep, and it tastes great warm or at room temperature so it's perfect for holiday buffet tables and potlucks. Cranberries add a sweet-tart edge, while the maple-tahini dressing provides depth.

Roasted Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Roasted potatoes and Brussels sprouts make a great quick and easy side dish for dinner, or you can twist it into a breakfast hash served with an egg on top. Either way, with its super-easy prep, you'll come back to these roasted potatoes and Brussels sprouts again and again.
By Jasmine Smith

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes

It's easy to get creative with these roasted Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes. For a quick side dish that complements just about everything, follow the main recipe. If you want to spice things up a little, try one of the variations. Swapping a few spices and adding fresh stir-ins to coat the roasted Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes transforms the flavor of the dish to something new, yet equally delicious.
By Jasmine Smith

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cider Vinaigrette

Roasted Brussels sprouts get tossed in an apple-cider vinaigrette for a sweet, sticky coating.
By Laura Kanya

Parmesan-Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 5 stars
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These roasted Brussels sprouts are about to be your new favorite side dish. In addition to getting brown and crispy in the oven, they're topped with Parmesan cheese and balsamic vinegar for a hit of salty, savory flavor. This makes a great vegetable side to serve with roasted meats.

Garlic-Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 5 stars
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Speed up roasting vegetables, like these lemon-and-thyme-infused Brussels sprouts, by cooking them on two large baking sheets instead of just one. This basic roasting technique also works for other root vegetables such as carrots, parsnips and potatoes.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Goat Cheese & Pomegranate

Rating: 5 stars
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This gorgeous warm salad with nutty roasted Brussels sprouts, sweet-tart pomegranate seeds and creamy goat cheese is perfect for any winter meal--from a weeknight dinner to Christmas dinner or any other holiday celebration. The recipe is easily doubled if you are entertaining a crowd: just be sure to spread the sprouts out (use 2 pans if necessary) so they roast instead of steaming.

Honey-Chile Glazed Baked Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 5 stars
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We jump-start this baked Brussels sprouts recipe by preheating the baking sheet for quick roasting.

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onions

Rating: 4.93 stars
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Fresh herbs, onion and bacon sauté alongside Brussels sprouts in this easy vegetable side dish recipe. This savory dish is delicious in the fall and winter months, when Brussels sprouts are in season. If you can find them still attached to the stalk, don't be intimidated--buy them, as they're likely more fresh. Recipe adapted from The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters.

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Vermouth

These sautéed Brussels sprouts with bacon are finished with garlic and vermouth. Cooking the Brussels sprouts on the stovetop achieves the perfect crisp-tender texture.
By Adam Dolge

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Smoky Aioli

The delicious dipping sauce makes this easy Brussels sprouts recipe an irresistible appetizer or side dish. If you want to double the recipe, use two large rimmed baking sheets and swap their spots in the oven halfway through cooking.
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Inspiration and Ideas

17 Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Are Perfect for Fall
Nutty Brussels sprouts get crispy and caramelized in the oven, making them a simple but delicious side dish for any fall meal.
10 Brussels Sprout Salad Recipes That'll Steal the Show This Christmas
The holidays are full of delicious treats, but they're also a great way to showcase some of the best in-season produce. We think Brussels sprouts deserve a rightful place on your table alongside the traditional casseroles and mashed potatoes this Christmas. These 10 Brussels sprout salad recipes are the perfect way to add a festive pop of green to your Christmas dinner and will have you craving Brussels all year long.   

Honey-Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic vinegar and honey combine to give a sweet-tart coating to these roasted Brussels sprouts. These honey-balsamic Brussels sprouts are quick enough for a weeknight meal, but they are special enough to make a no-fuss side dish for Thanksgiving or any other holiday meal.