air fryer brussels sprouts

These Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish to any meal. Cooking brussels sprouts in the air fryer is going to be your new favorite way to make a quick side dish.

air fryer brussels sprouts

Not everyone is a fan of these little green cabbages. As a kid I was never really a fan of brussels sprouts, maybe because my mom always just boiled them. But over the years I’ve learned ways to enjoy them. I feel like roasting brussels sprouts, either in the oven of in the air fryer make such a difference! They get a lovely roasted flavor to them and develop a delicious crunch. Then you add some parmesan cheese to them and the likeability just increases even more.

Why You’ll Love Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

They’re quick and easy to make. From start to finish this recipe only has three simple steps; combine the ingredients, place the brussels sprouts in the air fryer basket, and cook. The entire prepping and cooking process will allow you to enjoy these Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts in less than 30 minutes.

They’re made with pantry staples. This recipes calls for a handful of simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand. You’ll need your brussels sprouts, olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, and pepper.

They’re delicious and flavorful. These Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are an amazing and delicious go to side dish that my family loves! How does one go wrong when adding parmesan cheese to a vegetable? The garlic and cheese take this veggie to the next level.

Air Fryer parmesan crusted brussels sprouts

Ingredients for Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts – The main ingredient! I’ve never tired making this recipe with frozen brussels sprouts and I’m not sure how it would turn out do I would stick to fresh brussels sprouts.

Olive Oil – Use which ever olive oil you prefer. This will allow the garlic powder, salt, and pepper to stick to the brussels sprouts and gives it that nice crunchy outside. oh, and a delicious taste.

Garlic Powder – I’ve never tried making this recipe with fresh garlic. You’re more than welcome to give it a try but I prefer the garlic powder for this recipe.

Parmesan Cheese – I used grated parmesan cheese in this recipe, however I’ve used shredded parmesan cheese. Both work great.

How to Make Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

  • Wash & Trim – First, wash the brussels sprouts and pat them dry. Trim the ends off the brussels sprouts and cut them in half, lengthwise. Some people prefer to discard the loose leaves, I add them to the bowl. Those are the pieces that get nice and crispy!
  • Mix – Place the brussels sprouts in a bowl. Add the olive oil and stir until the brussels sprouts are well coated. Add the garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir until the brussels sprouts are well coated.
  • Transfer – Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place the brussels sprouts to an air fryer basket.
  • Cook – Cook the brussels sprouts at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 6 minutes.
  • Stir and Add Cheese – After 6 minutes, open the air fryer basket and give the brussels sprouts a stir, sprinkle in the parmesan cheese and gently stir the brussels sprouts until they are well coated.
  • Cook Again – Cook for an additional 5-6 minutes, or until tender crisp.
  • Serve & enjoy!
Air Fryer parmesan crusted brussels sprouts
air fryer brussels sprouts

Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

These Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish to any meal. Cooking brussels sprouts in the air fryer is going to be your new favorite way to make a quick side dish.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 156 kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb. brussels sprouts
  • 1 ½ tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese shredded or grated

Instructions
 

  • First, wash the brussels sprouts and pat them dry. Trim the ends off the brussels sprouts and cut them in half, lengthwise. Some people prefer to discard the loose leaves, I add them to the bowl. Those are the pieces that get nice and crispy!
  • Place the brussels sprouts in a bowl. Add the olive oil and stir until the brussels sprouts are well coated. Add the garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir until the brussels sprouts are well coated.
  • Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place the brussels sprouts to an air fryer basket.
  • Cook the brussels sprouts at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 6 minutes.
  • After 6 minutes, open the air fryer basket and give the brussels sprouts a stir, sprinkle in the parmesan cheese and gently stir the brussels sprouts until they are well coated.
  • Cook for an additional 5-6 minutes, or until tender crisp.
  • Serve & Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 156kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 9gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 350mgPotassium: 486mgFiber: 5gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 954IUVitamin C: 96mgCalcium: 199mgIron: 2mg
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