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.

Cooking with Cruciferous Vegetables (PDF | 424 KB)

Pennsylvania State University Extension.

This Power Point presentation explains the benefits of cruciferous vegetables, compares fresh versus frozen varieties, and provides tips for preparation.

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.

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.

Functional Food: Cruciferous Vegetables

Pennsylvania State University Extension.

Perfect for a lesson on cruciferous vegetables, this page includes links to a lesson plan, a Power Point presentation, a fact sheet, tip sheets, a crossword puzzle, recipes, and an evaluation booklet.