Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

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Crispy air fryer brussels spouts are the perfect bite sized side dish to accompany most keto dinners.

Crispy Brussels Sprouts Ingredients

  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, stems removed and cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ground pork rinds or almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Directions

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Keto Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Recipe

parmesan cheese melted on sliced brussels sprouts

A favorite vegetable on the keto diet is brussels sprouts and if you cook brussels sprouts in the air fryer, they will quickly become your new go-to side dish for dinner.

Air fryer brussels sprouts are crispy and crunchy. Air fried with bits of pork panko and parmesan cheese for extra flavor and crunch with each bite.

The benefits of cooking brussels sprouts in the air fryer is the convenience. You can pop your low carb vegetable in the air fryer and walk away, letting your favorite kitchen appliance do all the work while you focus on your main meal.

If you love cooking vegetables in your air fryer, try cauliflower or asparagus in your air fryer too!

holding a crispy brussels sprout with a fork

Are Brussels Sprouts Keto?

Yes, brussels sprouts are a keto approved vegetables. With 5.7 grams net carbs per 4 oz of fresh brussels sprouts, this vegetable is one that you can enjoy for a weeknight dinner.

brussels sprouts cut in half on a cutting board

How to Choose Brussels Sprouts?

Because the seasonings are so simple with this recipe, it is important to choose excellent brussels sprouts that are bursting with flavor. When choosing your brussels sprouts, first observe the color. The color of the brussels sprout should be green with no black or yellow spots. The leaves should be tightly packed, with no loose leaves around the edge. When you pick them up, the brussels sprouts should feel heavy for their size.

sliced brussels sprouts on a board

Brussels Sprouts in the Air Fryer

Once you try brussels sprouts in the air fryer, you may never go back to roasting them! Not only is it fast and easy but it gives the outer leaves a nice toasty crunch. The addition of pork panko and parmesan makes them extra crunchy and delicious.

Thanks to the circulation of the air fryer, most vegetables are their best when you cook them in this amazing appliance. Vegetables like brussels sprouts are more flavorful and crunchier while staying tender and juicy on the inside.

Variations

You can change the seasoning up a bit if you are looking for a change. Try these variations to spice things up:

  • Balsamic Brussels Sprouts: Add a splash of balsamic vinegar after frying and before serving.
  • Spicy Brussels Sprouts: Add a pinch of cayenne and paprika when you add the salt and pepper.
  • Herbed Brussels Sprouts: Add Italian seasonings when adding the salt and pepper.

baked brussels sprouts in the air fryer basket

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