Every Day We’re Brusselin’: 4 Craveable Brussels Sprout Salads

By: Alyse Whitney
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Brussels sprouts have come a long way in the palate-pleasing department. Once known as the foul-smelling, boiled, soggy vegetable of nightmares, they've transformed into a trendy, craveable and usually healthy dish. When you get sick of roasted Brussels, try crafting new, innovative salads instead.

Chuck Hughes makes a warm Brussels sprout salad (pictured above) by lightly sauteing leaves with bacon and Parmesan — hey, we said usually healthy. Check out three more of our favorite Brussels salads below.

Host Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's dish, Brussels Sprouts Salad with Pecans, Pomegranates and Blue Cheese, for their Thanksgiving dinner party, as seen on Cooking Channel’s Tori & Dean Specials, Tori & Dean’s Family Thanksgiving.

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Toss halved sprouts in the grill pan for charred, smoky flavor. This salad gets sweet-tart crunch from pomegranate seeds, plus some extra tang from pungent blue cheese and lots of garlic.

Cooking Channel Sunny Anderson Crunchy Sweet Brussels Sprout Salad Thanksgiving Salad-Add Color & Greens to Your Table

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Armando Rafael Moutela, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved 2014, Cooking Channel, LLC All Rights Reserved

Nutmeg is the surprising ingredient in this simple shredded Brussels salad accented with tart cranberries and crunchy walnuts.

Cooking Channel Michael Chiarello Winter Panzanella Thanksgiving Salads-Add Color & Greens to Your Salad

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Armando Rafael Moutela, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved 2014, Cooking Channel, LLC All Rights Reserved

Ah, bread salad. Who said we can't have it all? Buttery Parmesan croutons are balanced out, health-wise, with butternut squash and Brussels.

Even More Brussels Sprouts Ideas from Our Friends:

The Fed Up Foodie: Beef and Brussels Sprouts Stew
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