Variety: Purple Brussels Sprouts

Variety Overview

A purple version of  Brussels sprout does not grow as uniformed as the green, but otherwise it's very similar. It is merchandised and sold by bunch or on the stalk.

Characteristics

  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Mostly purple but also some green and leafy outside and white inside. They resemble a miniature red cabbage.

  • Earthy flavor and bittersweet like a cabbage, but more mild and sweeter than green version.

  • Generally 1-2 inches when mature but not as uniformly round as green version.

  • Year-round

  • Photo courtesy Frieda's Inc.

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