Brussels Sprouts

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Basic Information

• Brussels sprouts are a member of the Brassicaceae family of plants, which also includes cauliflower, kale, cabbage, rutabaga, broccoli, and turnip.
• Brussels sprouts are well suited to the climate of Nova Scotia, and are grown for fresh and for processing markets.
• They’re a great source of protein and dietary fibre!

Storage, Preparation and Cooking Tips

• Brussels sprouts are best kept in your refrigerator crisper for about 5 days between 0-4°C. They are sensitive to ethylene, which can turn them yellow so be careful what you store them with.
• To prepare, wash the Brussels sprouts and slice them in half to reduce cooking time. 

Brussels sprouts can be enjoyed roasted, boiled, or added to a favourite recipe.


Recipes using Brussels sprouts