We know we’re supposed to like vegetables. We know we should choose salad over burgers and Brussels sprouts over wings. We want to want to. But when it comes down to a game-time decision, we find ourselves opting for, well, anything but vegetables. As much as we hate to admit it, a lot of times, vegetables just aren’t that good. But, the vegetables aren’t to blame. Prepared well, vegetables can be the most delicious thing on your plate—as these awesome recipes prove. Maybe Brussels sprouts can trump wings and salads can beat burgers after all.

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