Spring is so close, I can taste it, and that means Brussels
sprouts are in season now! Try some of these delicious ways to
cook Brussels sprouts.
These little cruciferous babies are a great
vegan source of calcium and they even have eight percent of
your daily protein needs
in a one-cup serving. That same cup of Brussels also
delivers vitamins C and K and a healthy dose of folate. There
are so many delicious ways to cook Brussels sprouts. These are
some of my favorite vegan Brussels sprouts recipes to get you
1. Air Fried – This is
my current favorite way to cook Brussels sprouts. An air fryer is basically a small convection oven. It
uses hot, circulating air to get food crispy with less oil This
recipe has an oil-free version, if you swing that way, but the
oil does yield crispier results.
2. Roasted – This recipe adds
ginger and toasted sesame oil to the mix, and it’s super
delicious. You can mix up the oils and seasonings to suit your
3. Sauteed (with vegan
bacon!) – This recipe is from the cookbook,
Baconish, that I turn to often to
satisfy a craving for some vegan comfort food. These
smoky, sweet sauteed Brussels sprouts are a
4. Steamed in the Pressure
Cooker – This is another smoky-sweet Brussels
sprouts recipe. They only take two minutes to steam in the
pressure cooker. Literally – two minutes!
5. In Your Next Chili –
Hearty sweet potatoes are the perfect partner to bitter
Brussels sprouts in this unusual chili recipe.
6. Steamed on the Stovetop – You don’t need a
pressure cooker to steam Brussels sprouts! You can steam
on the stovetop. Place your steamer basket in the bottom of a
large pot, and add water (but not enough so it will touch
the Brussels). Add the Brussels sprouts, and bring the water to
a boil. Steam for six to eight minutes, until they’re nice and
tender. Season however you like!
Want even more delicious ways to cook Brussels sprouts? Andrea
shares four awesome Brussels sprouts
recipes over at our sister site, Vibrant Wellness Journal.
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