brussels sprouts

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to brussels sprouts: celery
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to brussels sprouts

the small edible cabbage-like buds growing along a stalk of the brussels sprout plant

References in periodicals archive ?
Researchers have suspected since the mid-1970s that some vegetables confer resistance to cancer, especially the cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, brussels sprouts and cabbage.
Brussels sprouts are a variety of cabbage producing small edible heads - sprouts - along the stem.
I have got up to eating 40 in a minute but the official rules are strict about the size of each Brussels sprout and so I know it is going to be tough.
Several studies have linked a reduction in cancer risk with diets featuring lots of vegetables from the Brassica genus -- such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and brussels sprouts.
BRUSSELS sprouts are the most-hated Christmas vegetable in Scotland, a report revealed yesterday.
Brussels sprouts are thought to have originated from a mutation in the Savoy cabbage group.
Remove and discard the outer leaves of 250g of Brussels sprouts and score the bases.
Ingredients: 750g trimmed brussels sprouts, 350g chestnuts, 2tbsp unsalted butter, 1tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper
PASADENA - Marge Schmidt was busy Tuesday, putting gobs of glue on tiny green brussels sprouts, intent on giving her dragon float the most authentic-looking scales possible.
n There's still time to prepare lawn areas by laying turf, as the groundshould be sufficiently warm to encourage new root growth Removeyellowing leaves from Brussels sprouts and firm the plants in well with your feet If you have space, make an early sowing of peas for an early crop next year.
But when she asked a friend to do her shopping she would ask for a sausage, one rasher of bacon and eight Brussels sprouts.
Peas, beets, leeks, onion seeds and sets, carrots (most root crops), Swiss chard, spinach, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts and herbs can go into the ground.
You can feel confident planting most vegetable seeds and six-pack seedlings directly in the garden but avoid winter crops - brassias: cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, Chinese cabbage and members of the pea family, including the ornamental sweet pea.
SCOTS scientists have been awarded pounds 100,000 to study cancer-fighting properties in Brussels sprouts.
At Union, in the dramatic two-story building formerly occupied by Bikini, Abiquiu and Rix, chef James Grey (son of entertainer Joel Grey) offers creative comfort fare like sauteed duck breast with braised brussels sprouts, a rutabaga puree and a blackberry demi-glace ($19.