overhead view of crispy brussels sprouts in a bowl
Print Recipe

Crispy Brussels Sprouts

This Crispy Brussels Sprouts recipe is such an easy and fast to prepare side dish that will have your whole family loving brussel sprouts.  This recipe is great for a weeknight dinner, and delicious enough to serve at a holiday!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brussel sprouts recipe, crispy brussels sprouts
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 183kcal
Author: Lisa Longley

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds brussels sprouts trimmed (see note)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Topping (optional)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 500 degrees and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • In a bowl mix together the brussels sprouts, 3 tablespoons olive oil, water, salt and pepper.  Mix well.
  • Place the brussels sprouts cut side down on the baking sheet.  Cover the baking sheet tightly with aluminum foil.  Bake 10 minutes.  Remove the tin foil and bake for 10 to 12 more minutes or until the brussels sprouts are browned and crispy.
  • While the brussels sprouts are cooking, heat the olive oil in a sauce pan. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Remove the brussels sprouts from the baking sheet to the bowl you mixed them in, and toss with the cooked garlic, red pepper flakes, and oil.  Then add in the parmesan. Or top with other great toppings perfect for brussels sprouts!

Nutrition

Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 477mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 7% | Vitamin C: 42% | Calcium: 22% | Iron: 4%