When you need easy ways to prepare Brussels sprouts for your holiday meals, see this collection of top-rated recipes featuring high-flavor ingredients like prosciutto, pancetta, garlic, brown sugar, and creamy mustard sauce.
Sautéed Lemony Brussels Sprouts
Sautéing brussels sprouts with lemon rind gives this side dish a lemony flavor.
Brussels Sprouts with Tonnato Sauce
This unusual recipe, loosely based on Italian vitello tonnato (veal with tuna mayonnaise), comes from Bar Tartine in San Francisco. The sprouts are cooked two ways: leaves steamed and tossed with a lemony vinaigrette, and hearts roasted until sweet and nutty, then set on a layer of intensely flavorful tuna mayonnaise and scattered with the leaves. On top: shavings of bottarga, the savory Italian specialty of pressed gray mullet roe.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Creamy Mustard SauceMake a Brussels sprouts dish that’s worthy of the holiday season by tossing the sprouts in a rich, mustard-accented cream sauce.
Brussels Sprouts with Crisp ProsciuttoBrown the Brussels sprouts in a skillet with butter, salt and pepper, then stir in sautéed prosciutto for an easy and flavorful holiday side dish.
Brussels Sprouts with ApplesThe sweetness of Red Delicious apple, apple juice, and golden raisins offer a nice flavor balance for the Brussels sprouts in this seasonal side dish.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with PecansRoasting caramelizes the Brussels sprouts enhancing their flavor while keeping them tender in this easy, 4-ingredient side dish.
Bacon-Brown Sugar Brussels SproutsLots of flavor—and only five ingredients—make this Brussels sprouts recipe a winner. Even reviewers who aren't sprouts fans like this version.
Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Garlic, and ShallotsGarlic, bacon and shallots are all you need to add intense flavor to the Brussels sprouts in this easy, 5-ingredient side-dish recipe.
Brussels Sprouts with PancettaAdd simple flavor to this savory, 5-ingredient Brussels sprouts dish with pancetta, cider vinegar, salt and pepper. If you don’t have pancetta on hand, you can substitute bacon.
Spicy Brussels Sprouts with Fried CapersAdd Mediterranean flair to Brussels sprouts with capers, garlic, anchovy, and red chile flakes. If you’re not an anchovy fan, just leave them out. The dish will still have plenty of flavor.
Brussels Sprouts with Currants and Pine NutsPeel away the outer leaves from trimmed fresh Brussels sprouts, reserving the leaves and centers. This technique shortens the cook time and makes a nice presentation.
Grainy Mustard Brussels SproutsWhole-grain mustard adds pungent, tangy notes to Grainy Mustard Brussels Sprouts.
Brussels Sprouts with PecansThis recipe’s sweet, buttery flavors mellow the bite of the Brussels sprouts, and slicing the sprouts reduces the cooking time in the skillet.
Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels SproutsThese perfectly sautéed brussels sprouts have that perfect buttery flavor. The kosher salt builds up that flavor even further.
Warm Brussels Sprout Leaves with Toasted Garlic and LemonThis brussels sprouts dish is the perfect accompaniment for your next dinner menu. Don't be afraid to sprinkle some extra lemon juice.
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and PecorinoTake the flavor of Brussels sprouts to a new level with the addition of six cloves of garlic and pecorino Romano cheese. The total cooking time is only 20 minutes.