crispy air fryer brussels sprouts in a serving bowl

Crispy Air Fryer Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

If you are looking for a simple holiday side dish made in everyone’s favourite air fryer, this recipe is for you! A recipe sure to change even the pickiest of eaters mind about brussels sprouts, these crispy sprouts are loaded with garlic and parmesan flavour. The best part? They come together in minutes and don’t use up any oven space. Easy enough for a weeknight dinner too, these might just become your new favourite side dish.

Crispy Air Fryer Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

1 lb Brussels Sprouts, trimmed and halved
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp balsamic glaze
¼ cup freshly grated parmesan, plus more to garnish

ingredients for crispy air fryer brussels sprouts

1. In a large pot of salted boiling water blanch the brussels sprouts for 1 minute. Immediately submerge into an ice bath to halt the cooking process. Strain the sprouts and pat dry before transferring to a mixing bowl.

washed brussels sprouts in a colander

2. Toss the sprouts with olive oil, salt and pepper. Transfer to a preheated air fryer at 375°F degrees and cook for 5 minutes.

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brussels sprouts in an air fryer

3. Mix in the garlic. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, until crispy. Remove from heat. Add the balsamic glaze and parmesan.

brussels sprouts in an air fryer

4. Transfer to serving plate and garnish with additional parmesan if desired. Serve immediately.

a bowl of crispy parmesan brussels sprouts

Love these air fryer Brussels Sprouts? Try this vegan scalloped potatoes recipe next!

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