Can I eat Brussel Sprout leaves?

Asked March 21, 2013, 9:51 AM EDT

Folks, Should I eat the leaves of my Brussel Sprout plant. They look yummy. Thank you, Matthew

Harris County Texas

2 Responses

They are edible but not generally very palatable. I suggest if you would like to have leaves such as those to eat that you plant collards or kale, both of which although different in taste are very good to eat.

Thank you for your prompt and helpful reply.