10 Irresistible Brussel Sprout Ideas

brussel sprout recipes christmas

brussel sprout recipes christmas

The poor Brussel Sprout. Boiled to death, smelly and hated.  Mrs Foodie loves these little green baubles, and here are some ideas to help you gain that love as well.

1.Cheesy Sprout Fondue

cheesy sprout fondue
© BBC Good Food

Cheesy Sprout Fondue, use leftover Christmas cheese and leftover sprouts.


2. Sprout Gratin

© Jonny Valiant; Styling: Deborah Williams

This Sprout Gratin can be prepared the day before and re-heated.

3. Roasted Sprouts with Garlic

© Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

The New York Times provides a Roasted Sprouts with Garlic recipe to pep up those little balls of evil.

4. Mapled Brussels Sprouts

© Door Sixteen

Door Sixteen blog provides a delicious Mapled Brussels Sprouts recipe.

5. Sprouts with Bacon Garlic and Shallots

© Photo: Charles Masters

How about some sprouts with bacon, garlic and shallots.  This recipe from My Recipes will flavour the blandest of sprouts.

6. Seared Brussels Sprouts with a Smoked Gouda Sauce and Freshly Grated Horseradish

© Kevin Schuder

Save that boiled mush with some seared sprouts with a smoked Gouda sauce and Horseradish from Treehugger website.

7. Brussels Sprouts Quesidilla

 sprouts quesadilla

Recipe Corner provide this vegan friendly quesidilla recipe.

8. Brussels Sprouts with an Orange Butter Sauce

© Jaymi Heimbuch

From Mother Natures Network comes this recipe, sweet and savoury.

9. Roasted Brussel Sprouts with a Raisin Vinaigrette

roasted brussels sprouts
© Vegan Yack Attack

From Vegan Yack Attack.

and the strangest to last

10. Brussels Sprout Cake

Brussels Sprout Cake
© The Caked Crusader

This carrot cake with a mischievous ingredient will surely be the talk of the table.  From The Caked Crusader.




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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