Brussel sprouts are a vegetable in the family of cabbages and it’s grown for its edible buds. It’s considered to be a healthy food and there is evidence to support that. Brussel sprouts came to the US from France as French settlers have brought it to Louisiana.
Most of the US production goes towards the frozen food market and only 15 percent remaining are sold fresh and available for consumption right away. It’s mostly used in salads and side dishes.