15 Best Brussels Sprout Recipes

Ready to get your Brussel on? These best Brussels sprout recipes will give you so many ideas for how to serve this delicious, nutritious, and flavorful vegetable that pairs well with so many foods. Featuring side dishes, salads, and main dish recipes with Brussels sprouts, there’s something here for every occasion.

A collage of Brussels sprouts appetizers, dinners, and side salads.

a Brussels Sprout Recipe for Every Occasion

Brussels sprouts are the tiny cabbage we have all come to love. They cook easily and crisp up perfectly in these stovetop, sheet pan, and air fryer recipes, and Brussels also taste great when shaved or sliced into salads. We love to incorporate this nutritious veggie into a variety of dishes. Give these best Brussels sprout recipes a try today.

Why are Brussels sprouts good for you?

These recipes are so delicious and decadent that you may easily forget that they’re also good for you, thanks to all the real-food ingredients, including Brussels! Brussels sprouts are a Brassicaceae vegetable (same as kale and cauliflower) that offer a range of benefits. Brussels sprouts have high amounts of vitamins A, C, and K, which are always good for your heart health. They’re also a terrific source of fiber to help keep your microbiome and digestive system healthy. Being a high-antioxidant vegetable, Brussels sprouts can also help you keep inflammation low, which makes them a good choice for your long-term health.


Brussels sprout Recipes: Side Dishes

This nutritious recipe makes for a wonderful side dish that is different from the regular broccoli or salad. Give these Brussels sprouts side dish recipes a try.

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts with Chipotle-Lime Aioli

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Nut Free | Paleo | Whole30

Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, this no-fail recipe for cooking Brussels sprouts in the air fryer is good every time. Serve as an appetizer or side dish with our easy-to-make chipotle-lime aioli sauce.
Method: Air Fryer | Total Time: 25 minutes

Grilled Brussels sprouts with Maple-Mustard Glaze

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Nut Free | Vegetarian | Paleo

Combat side dish boredom with these sticky-sweet-slightly-spicy Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Maple-Mustard Glaze. They’re delicious hot or cold and come together quickly for a deliciously different weeknight side dish you’ll love. 
Method: Grill | Total Time: 25 minutes

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Roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon And Balsamic

Dairy Free Option | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Paleo

These Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic will be the talk of your table, whether you serve them for a weeknight dinner or special gathering. They’re that good! A simple side-dish that’s made with just seven ingredients.
Method: Sheet Pan | Total Time: 40 minutes

Roasted Brussels sprouts with Garlic bacon Aioli

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Nut Free | Paleo | Whole30

Want to serve a veggie appetizer or side dish that everyone will eat and love? This is it! Easy roasted Brussels sprouts get perfectly browned and crisp in the oven while you quickly stir together the delicious Garlic Bacon Aioli sauce.
Method: Sheet Pan | Total Time: 45 minutes

A platter filled with roasted Brussels sprouts with a side of garlic bacon aioli.

Parmesan Roasted Brussels sprouts with Bacon

Gluten Free | Grain Free | Nut Free

A side-dish dream come true, these Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts are so delicious and come together quick with only five ingredients. Parmesan and crisp bacon pieces melt into the Brussels when baked in the oven.
Method: Sheet Pan | Total Time: 45 minutes

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Brussels sprouts with Apples and Blue Cheese

Gluten Free | Grain Free | Nut Free | Paleo | Vegetarian

You get it all the flavors in this simple side dish Brussels sprout recipe: sweet, savory, salty, and creamy. This one is equally good for weeknight dinners as it is for a holiday table. The Brussels sprouts, apples, and onions roast together in the oven, then the blue cheese melts onto them just before serving.
Method: Sheet Pan | Total Time: 35 minutes


Brussels sprout Recipes: Salads

Think of Brussels sprouts as tiny cabbages that you can use to make a delicious salad! Whether they’re chopped, sliced, or shredded, or served warm or cold, Brussels sprouts salad recipes are always a hit.

Roasted Brussels sprouts Quinoa Salad

Dairy Free Option | Gluten Free | Vegetarian

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts Quinoa Salad is tossed in a flavorful, easy-to-make, citrus vinaigrette! A tasty side-dish that pairs perfectly with grilled pork, chicken, or fish. For dairy-free or vegan friendly, simply omit the cheese.
Method: Sheet Pan & Stovetop | Total Time: 40 minutes

BBQ Ranch Chopped Salad with Brussels sprouts & Kale

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Paleo | Whole30

Shredded Brussels sprouts and carrots, chopped kale, crispy bacon, sweet golden raisins and toasted almonds come together in this Whole30-friendly BBQ Ranch Chopped Salad. Perfect for your potlucks and grill-outs AND incredibly nutritious.
Method: No Cook | Total Time: 15 minutes

Brussels sprouts Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Paleo | Whole30

Shredded Brussels sprouts are a hearty stand in for lettuce in this delicious salad that’s studded with toasted almonds, tart dried cherries, and smoky bacon.
Method: Food Processor | Total Time: 15 minutes

DIY Sweet Kale Salad Kit

Gluten Free | Grain Free | Nut Free | Vegetarian

This Brussels sprout recipe is inspired by the popular store-bought sweet kale salad kit. It’s made with kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli slaw, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, goat cheese, and a delicious poppy seed yogurt dressing.
Method: No Cook | Total Time: 25 minutes

Sweet and Smoky Brussels Slaw

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Paleo | Whole30

Change things up with a delicious Brussels sprout recipe made from shaved Brussels sprouts, dates, almonds, bacon, and a citrus-herb vinaigrette.
Method: No Cook | Total Time: 20 minutes


Brussels sprout Recipes: Main Dishes

You don’t need to reserve Brussels sprouts for just side dishes and salads. These main dish recipes incorporate Brussels so you can get it all in one dish together.

Sheet Pan Greek Chicken and Veggies with Tzatziki Sauce

Gluten Free | Grain Free | Egg Free | Nut Free

An easy and satisfying main dish Brussels sprout recipe. This Greek Chicken meal is all made on one sheet pan. Loads of tender vegetables and juicy chicken thighs get dolloped with creamy Tzatziki sauce.
Method: Sheet Pan | Total Time: 45 minutes

Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaf with Vegetables

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Egg Free | Paleo | Whole30

Hearty and filling for dinner, this meal is like a Sunday dinner, only much simpler and with far fewer dishes to wash. Shaping the barbecue sauce-infused ground beef into mini meatloaves shortens the cooking time so you’ll be able to get dinner on the table faster.
Method: Sheet Pan | Total Time: 50 minutes

One-Pan Pork Loin with Brussels and Apples

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Nut Free | Egg Free | Paleo | Whole30

Delicious, tender pork loin gets slathered with a herbed-mustard rub and roasted alongside colorful veggies for a dinner that’s done all on one sheet pan. Get the pleasant bitterness from Brussels and the sweetness from apples in each bite.
Method: Sheet Pan | Total Time: 45 minutes

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Brussels sprouts Sweet Potato Sausage Hash

Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Egg Free | Paleo | Whole30

Here’s a Brussels sprout recipe you can serve at breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The combo of Brussels, sweet potatoes, and sausage is so delicious together. It’s a hearty dish with quality protein, a good source of fiber and veggies too.
Method: Stovetop | Total Time: 40 minutes

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