Here, five innovative (and easy) ways to take brussels sprouts to the next level.

F&W Editors
February 03, 2015

Here, five innovative (and easy) ways to take brussels sprouts to the next level.

1. Brussels Sprout Spaghetti
In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1/4 cup olive oil. Add 3 cups thinly sliced brussels sprouts and 1/2 pound loose pork sausage and cook over moderately high heat until cooked, 5 minutes. Stir in 1 cup panko and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in 2 tablespoon snipped chives; season with salt and pepper. Stir in 1/2 pound cooked spaghetti, drizzle with olive oil and serve.—Kay Chun

2. Thai Brussels Sprout Salad
In a bowl, mix 1/3 cup lime juice with 3 tablespoon fish sauce, 3 minced Thai chiles and 1 tablespoon raw sugar. Add 5 cups sliced brussels sprouts, 2 chopped Honeycrisp apples and 1 cup mixed chopped cilantro and basil and season with salt and pepper.—Kay Chun

3. Roast Chicken with 40 Brussels Sprouts
Rub a 4-pound chicken with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Roast in a pan at 450° for 30 minutes. Add 40 brussels sprouts, 2 tablespoon cubed unsalted butter and 1 teaspoon caraway seeds. Roast for 20 minutes, until the chicken is cooked. Stir 2 tablespoon lemon juice into the pan; let rest for 15 minutes. Carve and serve.—Kay Chun

4. Brussels Sprout Tortilla
In a large ovenproof nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoon olive oil.Add 3 cups sliced brussels sprouts, 1 small thinly sliced baking potato and 1 small sliced red onion; season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook over moderate heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in 10 large beaten eggs and 1 teaspoon pimentón. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Top with scallions.—Kay Chun

5. Brussels Sprout with Sausage and Cumin
In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil. Add 14 halved brussels sprouts and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook over moderately high heat until golden, 4 minutes. Add 2 sweet Italian sausage links (casings removed) and 1 tsp. each dried oregano and cumin. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sausage is cooked, 3 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup fresh orange juice and 1 taspoon honey and toss to coat.—Ana Sortun

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