Brussels Sprouts

Photograph of several green Brussels Sprouts.

These green vegetables resemble small cabbages and often have a similar flavor. When fresh Brussels Sprouts aren't available or convenient, look for them in the freezer section of most grocery stores.

Brussels Sprouts: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for brussels sprouts and tips on how to select, store and prepare them. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Brussels Sprouts, that gives new and different ways to add this vegetable to your diet.

Watch Your Garden Grow: Brussels Sprouts

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on Brussels sprouts including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information and preparation techniques.

Brussels Sprouts: Food $ense Guide to Eating Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (PDF | 333 KB)

Utah State University Cooperative Extension.

This document provides a broad overview of brussels sprouts including availability, selection, storage, and preparation. Nutritional highlights and recipes that contain brussels sprouts are also included.

Fruits and Vegetables Lesson: Cruciferous Vegetables (PDF | 309 KB)

University of Georgia.

Lesson plan for older adults teaches the health benefits of broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage, and how to choose, store, cook and prepare them. Includes handouts, worksheets, activities, recipes and references.