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Revealed: The recipes EVERYONE is searching for on Google (and nearly all of them are ordinary meals we cook every week)

December 14, 2016

Google has released a list of the top 10 most searched-for recipes this year Mid-week meals and tempting side dishes feature while trendy foods don't rank A surprising number of the recipes are healthy, such as Brussels sprouts If you were asked to name the trendiest foods of this year, you may come up with seaweed thins, overnight oats, chia seed pudding and raw vegan meals. But none feature on Google's list of the top ten most searched-for recipes in 2016, released today. Instead, green bean casserole - a popular Thanksgiving side dish - takes the number one spot, while Christmas favourite Brussels sprouts comes a close second. A surprising number of the most popular recipe searches are healthy, with only two sweet options making the list. And others are commonplace mid-week meals that are part of almost every family's repertoire. 1. GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE Green bean casserole (pictured) is the most searched-for recipe on Google this year, according to the search engine's latest data This popular American side dish is the most searched-for recipe on Google this year, according to the data. The dish is a peculiar mix of two cans of green beans and a can of condensed cream of mushroom soup, topped with fried onions and cheddar cheese, which is baked in the oven until the cheese melts and the onions brown. It may sound odd if you've never tasted it, but it's a tried-and-tested dish beloved by many. 2. BRUSSELS SPROUTS With Christmas so close, it's little wonder that people are searching for Brussels sprouts recipes in such high quantities Almost everyone will be having these with their Christmas dinner next week, so perhaps it's little wonder that people are searching for recipes in such high quantities. There are a large number of ways in which to cook them: boiled plain, cooked with chestnuts and sage, or - this food writer's favourite method - to boil, blanch, and then fry them in a pan with butter, pancetta and a generous splash of sherry. BBC Good Food has more than a dozen recipes on its website, but we've shared its 2010 recipe for sprouts with chestnuts and crispy pancetta....

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