Brussels sprouts tasty and healthy - 5 step-by-step cooking recipes

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Hello dear readers! I’ll start with the fact that Brussels sprouts are a very healthy vegetable. However, most housewives do not know how to cook brussels sprouts deliciously. In vain, since there are a lot of vitamins in it, and in terms of taste, it is not inferior to color or white.

Brussels sprouts recipes

Brussels sprouts differ from their relatives in size and shape. Moreover, they eat small cats that grow in the axils of the leaves. These cats are stewed, boiled and fried, used for salads and soups.

Since cats have an original shape and small size, modern culinary specialists widely use them when decorating dishes. Real gourmets appreciate the taste of dishes prepared from such cabbage.

Brussels sprouts in the oven

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I dare to suggest that you, dear readers, do not all know how to cook Brussels sprouts in the oven. Now I will fix it by revealing a wonderful recipe.

Ingredients
Servings: +6
  • Brussels sprouts 500 g
  • olive oil 50 ml
  • garlic 2 PC
  • bread crumbs ½ cups
  • pepper, thyme, salt taste
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 77 kcal
Proteins: 4.6 g
Fats: 3.7 g
Carbohydrates: 8.2 g
Steps
40 minVideo
  • First of all, I wash the heads and cut them in half.
  • I send the chopped cabbage into the pot and pour water so that it covers the vegetables. I put the pan on the fire and cook for two minutes. Then I drain the water.
  • I mix olive oil with squeezed garlic and thyme.
  • I roll the Brussels sprouts in oil, salt and sprinkle with pepper. Then I send the vegetables to the baking dish and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • I put the baking tray with seasoned cabbage in the oven, heated to 200 degrees. Bake for half an hour.

Finally, I’ll add, it takes me only 35 minutes to prepare the dish. This means that in case of unexpected guests you will quickly prepare a tasty and original treat and you will not find yourself in an unpleasant situation.

Brussels sprouts with champignons

Once I wanted to please my family with a wonderful and delicious dish. A friend told a recipe for Brussels sprouts with mushrooms. I note that all members of my large family are crazy about this dish. I hope you enjoy it too.

Ingredients:
  • Brussels sprouts - 500 g.
  • vegetable broth - 400 ml.
  • champignons - 300 g.
  • bow - 2 heads
  • garlic - 3 cloves
  • lemon juice, parsley, ground pepper, salt, vegetable oil.
Cooking:
  1. My cabbage is good and I remove the yellowed leaves. I leave the small heads whole, and cut the large heads in half.
  2. I pour water into the pan, bring to a boil, add lemon juice and salt. Then I send the cabbage into the dishes and after boiling, cook for 10 minutes. After that, I discard the boiled cabbage into a colander.
  3. I clean the onion and cut into thin strips. I peel the garlic and chop finely.
  4. Wash the mushrooms and cut into small pieces. If not, they’ll do. oyster mushrooms. Send them to a preheated pan and add a little salt. Fry until golden.
  5. I remove the mushrooms from the pan with a spoon with holes. Add a little oil and onion to the dishes. Fry over low heat until tender.
  6. I combine the mushrooms with onions and minced garlic and mix well. Sprinkle the resulting mixture with flour.
  7. Pouring in vegetable broth and heat up.I stir the resulting sauce until it becomes thick. Add salt and pepper.
  8. It remains to add the cabbage, mix and cover. In a few minutes, the dish is ready.

Before serving, sprinkle the finished dish with chopped parsley. I often use a garnish pasta or rice. I often serve mashed potatoes.

Video recipe

Brussels sprouts casserole

Housewives prepare a variety of dishes from this wonderful vegetable. I will tell you a casserole recipe. I can say with confidence that the dish will appeal to both an ordinary eater and a real gourmet. Plus, it's a great option for new year menu.

Ingredients:
  • Brussels sprouts - 4 heads
  • minced meat - 150 g
  • tomato paste - 200 g
  • onions - 400 g
  • hard cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper.
Cooking:
  1. Pour a little water into the pan, add cabbage, salt and cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Fry finely chopped onions in a pan until a blush appears, add tomato paste, spices, minced meat and salt.
  3. Fry the resulting mass until the mince is ready. After that, pour the sour cream and carcass until boiling.
  4. Boiled cabbage in a baking sheet. I spread the contents of the pan on top and add the grated cheese. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes until the cheese melts.

Finally, I note that in the menu of modern European restaurants there are dishes that include Brussels sprouts. Every chef knows how to make a casserole. Now you know about it.

Notably, most of these dishes include cream. Thanks to cream, the taste of Brussels sprouts becomes more delicate and refined.

Brussels sprouts salad recipe

My recipe is an excellent side dish pork. Small cats of Brussels sprouts contain a lot of vitamins, protein and potassium, but there is not much fiber in them. She's great for diet food. Moreover, it is recommended to eat for people who suffer from cardiovascular diseases and hypertension.

Brussels sprouts contain many chemicals, carotenes and minerals that heal the body and prevent disease.

Ingredients:
  • Brussels sprouts - 500 g
  • apple - 1 pc.
  • lemon juice - 2 tsp.
  • sour cream - 50 ml.
  • banana - 0.5 pcs.
  • sage, white pepper, salt.
Cooking:
  1. I remove the top leaves from Brussels sprouts, rinse and cut the heads of cabbage into four parts.
  2. Pour boiling water and cook for 10 minutes. I drain the hot water, pour the vegetables with cold water, and then throw them on a sieve.
  3. I peel the apple, remove the seed chamber and cut into pieces. After that, I pour lemon juice.
  4. I mix the cooled cabbage with chopped apples, add a little pepper and salt.
  5. It remains to prepare a dressing. I peel a banana, knead with a fork, salt and pepper. After that I add sour cream and lemon juice, mix well and beat.
  6. I serve on the table in portions, pre-watering with dressing and sprinkling with sage.

As you can see, the salad recipe is simple, and cooking does not take much time. This means that you can please relatives at any time.

Cooking brussels sprouts soup

Housewives cook brussels sprouts in different ways. Boil, fry and stew. I like to make fragrant soup from this vegetable.

I note that I do not fry vegetables for soup, but lay them fresh. As a result, it turns out fragrant and rich. Would you like to learn how to cook soup? Read on for my recipe.

Ingredients:
  • Brussels sprouts - 200 g
  • chicken hearts - 200 g
  • potatoes - 5 pieces
  • carrots - 1 piece
  • celery - 50 g
  • dill, parsley, salt.
Cooking:
  1. Boil chicken hearts over low heat for a quarter of an hour.
  2. At this time, I pass the celery root and carrots through a grater, and finely chop the onion. I send the prepared vegetables to a boiling broth.
  3. I clean the potatoes, wash and cut them into small cubes. Add to the soup.
  4. After about 10 minutes, add Brussels sprouts, salt, bring the soup to a boil and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. At the very end I add dill and parsley. Turn off the fire and leave the soup for a quarter of an hour under the lid so that it is infused. Serving hot with toasted croutons.

As you can see, there is nothing complicated in making soup. In addition, it is prepared from the simplest vegetables. Now you will also please your relatives with this cooking. If they don’t like it, cook delicious borsch.

Video recipe with nuts and red onions

Growing brussel sprouts

Photo of a swing of brussels sprouts

Finally, let's talk about growing Brussels sprouts. It differs quite a lot from its relatives both in appearance and in agrotechnics of cultivation.

As you know, ordinary cabbage has only one head. In Brussels such heads can be up to 70 pieces, it can easily withstand 10-degree frost.

In almost all regions of our planet, cabbage is grown in seedlings. Ready seedlings are planted in the ground at the beginning of summer in a well-lit place. The fact is that even slightly darkening can cause a delay in the formation of the crop.

At the same time, Brussels sprouts are not demanding on the composition of the soil and successfully grows on poor soils. In cultivation, there is one secret - the correct temperature regime.

It was previously said that this cabbage is resistant to low temperature. She suffers heat much worse. For normal heading, a temperature of 20 degrees is needed. At higher temperatures, the crop will not form.

My article has come to an end. In it, I talked about the benefits and methods of growing Brussels sprouts, gave useful and tasty recipes for cooking.

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I sincerely hope that the information presented in the article will be useful. You may have learned something new, and now put it into practice. I note that some recipes were invented by me personally. All the time I spend in the kitchen culinary experiments, with the results of which you just got acquainted. Experiment and you. See you soon!

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Sokolova Svetlana
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