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Air Fried Brussels Sprouts

These Air Fried Brussels sprouts are a quick and easy low carb side dish and perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any holiday gathering. They cook up crispy in the air fryer in less than 20 minutes with a sweet caramelized layer.  Low carb, keto, paleo & Whole30 compliant!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Brussels sprouts, keto, low carb, oven, paleo, roasted, roasted vegetables, spinach smoothie vegan, thanksgiving, thanskgiving side dish, vegetarian, whole30
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 72 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs Brussels sprouts , ends & leaves trimmed, sliced in half vertically
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon avocado or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 teaspoon fine sea salt , or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste

OPTIONAL FOR SERVING:

  • toasted pecans
  • Parmesan cheese
  • balsamic vinegar / glaze

Instructions

  1. Trim off the outer leaves of the Brussels sprouts and cut off the bottom. Discard any discolored leaves. Slice each sprout in half lengthwise.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil, sea salt, black pepper and garlic powder. Feel free to add other seasonings you like – smoked paprika, oregano or Italian seasoning are some great options.

  3. Lay flat in a single layer (making sure there is no overlapping) in the air fryer basket and air fry at 400F for about 10-12 minutes, shaking halfway through

  4. Season or sprinkle with additional sea salt, if desired, and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Air Fried Brussels Sprouts
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 72 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.