What's in Season: 8 Fresh and Delicious Ways to Prepare Brussels Sprouts

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Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired February 15, 2016

Whether you're already on board with Brussels Sprouts, or you’re still intimidated by these little green mini-cabbages, we have five delicious recipes that are sure to please the whole family!

No. 1: John Besh's Roasted Brussels Sprout Salad

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Legendary New Orleans chef John Besh starts by roasting halved Brussels sprouts with a little olive oil, sliced garlic and salt. He then tosses them with a simple vinaigrette of sesame oil, red wine vinegar and hazelnut oil, and serves warm.

No. 2: Garlic and Sage Chicken Thighs and Brussels Sprout Salad

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For this simple salad, Rach tosses shredded Brussels sprouts, crispy chopped bacon and grated Grana Padano cheese with a dressing made of grated shallot, grated garlic, nutmeg, lemon juice, white balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Fresh and delicious!

No. 3: Michael Symon’s Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pecorino

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It doesn’t get easier than this, folks! This would be a perfect side to toss together right before you sit down to eat. Michael makes a simple red wine vinegar dressing in the bowl, then added chopped fresh dill, toasted walnuts, shaved brussels sprouts and scallions, and tosses it all together. Top with shaved Pecorino and you’re done!

No. 4: Curtis Stone’s Mashed Potatoes-Brussels Sprout Gratin

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Curtis whips up some mashed potatoes with mascarpone cheese, sour cream, butter and milk, then tops them with brussels sprouts sautéed with caraway seeds. Delish!

No. 5: Marc Murphy’s Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

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Marc starts by shocking his sprouts in salted boiling water to keep that beautiful bright green color, then sautees with bacon – that’s it! Super simple and doesn’t even require the oven.

No. 6: Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Balsamic Vinegar

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These quick-cooking brussels sprouts are mouthwateringly delish.

No. 7: Wendie Malick’s Cumin-Roasted Baby Brussels Sprouts

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For a deep, complex flavor, why not try actress Wendie Malick’s cumin-roasted sprouts recipe? And this one is easy too – just toss sprouts with olive oil, cumin seeds and salt, roast, then top with fresh-squeezed lime juice before serving. Delish!

No. 8: Spaghetti with Brussels and Bacon

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How about pasta with your Brussels sprouts? This delish entrée that Rach cooked with musician Richard Marx features spaghetti tossed with thinly sliced Brussels sprouts, shaved pecorino, pancetta, lemon zest and lots of other delish ingredients.

What’s your favorite way to prepare Brussels Sprouts? Share below, then watch how easy it is to make Michael Symon’s delicious salad:

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