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Brussels sprouts: A complete guide

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Brussels sprouts - not necessarily the 'golden child' of the vegetable world, but a surprisingly respectable source of nutrition and flavour all the same.

If you've struggled to enjoy these nutty, cruciferous powerhouses, see if we can't convince you with our ideas below!

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Health benefits
Excellent source of vitamin K, strengthening bones.
Excellent source of vitamin C, boosting the immune-system.
Good source of folate, a vital nutrient during pregnancy.
Good source of manganese, helping fat and carbohydrate metabolism.
Low in calories, making a healthy addition to any diet and aiding weight management.

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How to enjoy
Tossed with garlic and oil and roasted.
Mixed with lime, chilli, maple syrup and stir-fried.
Enjoyed raw, shaved into a veggie salad.
Added to pasta, barley and rice dishes.
Blended into a creamy vegetable soup.
Sprinkled over a homemade pizza.

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To store, keep unwashed and untrimmed in an airtight container for up to four days. And to avoid the smelly odour when eating, be sure not to overcook!

What's your fave way to use Brussels sprouts? Share your recipes and ideas in the comments section!

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