20 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.

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onion

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


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!"


Creamy Sweet Peas

"This was great over a slice of Italian bread loaded with turkey! Comfort food at its best!"

-Maine E Ack

Orange Sesame Broccoli

"Nice and subtle with just the right amount of tang! We added beans and asparagus as well, it was terrific!"


Parsnip Croquettes

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


Honey-Creamed Turnips

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


Zucchini with Bacon & Cheese

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


Mustard-Glazed Carrots

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


Lemon Kale Chips

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

-Elana's Pantry

Spinach Pesto

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


Broccoli Gratin

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

-doug2 scott

Hawaiian Beets

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


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!"


Sweet & Tangy Cabbage

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

-Michele in NJ

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

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!"


Spicy Roasted Okra

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


Yummy Green Beans

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


Creamed Spinach

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


Crispy Baked Beet Chips

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