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Brussels sprouts

When buying Brussels sprouts, look for bright green sprouts with compact heads. To get the most from the nutrition Brussels sprouts provide, don’t overcook them.

Fork-and-Knife Roasted Vegetables

Winter squash, cauliflower, mushrooms, and Brussels sprouts make a colorful roasted vegetable assortment that’s enhanced with a little sweetness and spice.

Brussels Sprouts with Kimchi

Chef Jason Sellers of Plant in Asheville, N.C. says “At Plant, Thanksgiving is a time for vegetable dishes to come alive, as the last of the late-autumn harvest begs to be tuned up. "This dish can be made quickly without fuss, and offers an opportunity to prepare vegetables in a non-traditional way, which allows for a signature holiday spread."

Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Strawberry Salad

Sarah Malikowski first got the idea for this salad from a restaurant menu that featured raw Brussels sprouts. “I have been serving this salad as a side for dinner as well as a main dish for lunch at work. It would be great for a picnic, but looks pretty enough to serve at a fancy dinner,” she says.

Two-Sprout Pad Thai

Brussels sprouts, bean sprouts, green onions, and cilantro add a boost of alkalizing goodness to this favorite Thai dish to help balance out the acid-forming potential of the noodles.

Vegetables with Farro

Vegetables with Farro

Here, farro is paired with firm vegetables that stand up to low heat and long cooking times. If you have a slow cooker with a sauté or sear function, you can briefly brown the vegetables first for richer flavor, then set them aside to be added to the dish in step 2.