Vegetables You Think You Hate

Brussels sprouts, beets, turnips ‒ show unpopular veggies a little love with these surprising recipes that'll please the pickiest of eaters.

Part of: Kids & Family: Kid Faves Done Right

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onion

"My husband thought he didn't like Brussels sprouts until I made these. We fight over the leftovers!"

-JenJenMarie

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Cauliflower Popcorn

"My husband ate a plate of this while watching a movie. Popcorn is off the grocery list — it's cauliflower from now on!"

-Tmoney

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Parsnip Croquettes

"These were delicious. Thanks to this recipe I have a new love of parsnips!"

-~Leslie~

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Honey-Creamed Turnips

"These turnips are wonderful. They're sweet, creamy and unique-tasting, and they have a peppery bite!"

-Chef*Lee

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Zucchini with Bacon & Cheese

"This is an excellent recipe. I'm hoping for a bumper crop of zucchini this year just for this dish!"

-Jezski

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Mustard-Glazed Carrots

"These carrots were nicely tangy and not overly sweet. I will try making them with tarragon next time."

-*Parsley*

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Lemon Kale Chips

"I can't make enough of these! My boys scarf them down hot out of the oven."

-Elana's Pantry

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Spinach Pesto

"This is a great way to use spinach. I spread it on toasted slices of French bread as an appetizer."

-Cookin-jo

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Broccoli Gratin

"I made this for two people who do not like broccoli and they both had seconds!"

-doug2 scott

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Hawaiian Beets

"The kids loved this, which is a definite plus — if they only knew they were eating something that was good for them!"

-Sharron

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Parmesan-Thyme Green Beans

"This is a quick, easy fix for canned beans. It's amazing what the addition of a couple of ingredients can do!"

-PaulaG

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Sweet & Tangy Cabbage

"Even the vegetable-hating children gobbled this up! I love making this easy, tasty recipe."

-Michele in NJ

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Crispy Baked Eggplant

"We really like the fact that this is baked instead of fried. It tastes great — even the kids love it!"

-Dave Salch

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Cheese & Honey Glazed Carrots

"This recipe is simple, different and very tasty. It's a definite kid-pleaser, and the adults enjoyed it as well!"

-LonghornMama

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Spicy Roasted Okra

"This was excellent. I've never roasted okra before! It turned out very tender and flavorful."

-breezermom

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Yummy Green Beans

"The bacon really complements the beans and the tomatoes in this tasty dish! I used fresh green beans."

-kiwidutch

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Creamed Spinach

"I usually find it difficult to find a spinach recipe that everybody likes. The entire family loved this stellar dish!"

-RealFoodie2

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Crispy Baked Beet Chips

"These turned out wonderfully — the perfect balance of salty and sweet."

-brokenburner

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