Air Fryer Frozen Brussel Sprouts

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Air fryer frozen brussel sprouts are deliciously roasted on the outside and tender on the inside. They’re ready in just minutes, and they make an excellent side dish for almost anything.

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These delicious brussel sprouts are cooked in the air fryer, so they come out perfectly done every time. They’re the perfect side for fish, chicken, pork, or beef, making them a super easy, super versatile vegetable recipe.

Air Fryer Frozen Brussel Sprouts

I love making dishes that are both delicious and healthy, and these brussel sprouts tick both of those boxes. They are so delicious that even my kids will eat them. Yes, these are brussel sprouts that kids will eat!

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Ingredients

It only takes a handful of ingredients to make these tasty veggies.

  • frozen Brussel sprouts 
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper 
Frozen brussel sprouts in bowl next to salt and pepper shakers

Instructions

It only takes three simple steps to make this recipe.

Step 1: Place Brussel sprouts, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Stir to combine.

Closeup shot of oil being poured over frozen brussel sprouts in bowl.

Step 2: Transfer the mixture to your air fryer basket.

Overhead shot of frozen brussel sprouts in air fryer

Step 3: Air fry at 400ºF for 14 minutes or until Brussel sprouts are heated through and beginning to brown. Serve immediately. 

Overhead shot of cooked brussel sprouts in air fryer

Equipment

It only takes three – yes, three – pieces of equipment to make this recipe.

  • Measuring spoons
  • Bowl
  • Air fryer

Substitutions

Vegetable Oil: If you don’t have olive oil, vegetable oil will work.

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Options

Looking for ways to change up these air fryer brussel sprouts? Here are some suggestions.

Spicy: Try sprinkling the brussel sprouts with red pepper flakes for a kick of heat.

Onion and Garlic Powder: For more flavor, sprinkle the brussel sprouts with onion and garlic powder.

Tips:

  • Always preheat your air fryer for best results.
  • Be sure your brussel sprouts are thoroughly coated with oil.
Closeup shot of fork with cooked brussel sprout

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FAQ

How long are these brussel sprouts good?

They’ll keep in the refrigerator for 3 – 4 days. For longer storage, you can freeze them for up to a year.

Why are my brussel sprouts mushy?

When brussel sprouts are overcooked they become mushy.

What meats go well with brussel sprouts?

Bacon is always a great option. In addition, they pair well with chicken, pork, beef, and even fish.

Closeup shot of cooked brussel sprouts in bowl

Air Fryer Frozen Brussel Sprouts

Ready to cook this air fryer frozen brussel sprouts recipe? Then print the recipe card below.

Yield: 4 servings

Air Fryer Frozen Brussel Sprouts

Air Fryer Frozen Brussel Sprouts

These air fryer frozen brussel sprouts are so easy to make. They use a handful of simple ingredients and pair perfectly with almost anything.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 16 oz frozen Brussel sprouts
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Place Brussel sprouts, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Stir to combine.
  2. Transfer the mixture to your air fryer basket.
  3. Air fry at 400ºF for 14 minutes or until Brussel sprouts are heated through and beginning to brown.
  4. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 131Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 0mgSodium 605mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 3gSugar 2gProtein 3g

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  1. Frozen brussels sprouts — the nutritious, tender-crisp vegetables you’ve been missing from your fridge. This delicious combination will take you back to a simpler, more elegant time when life was lived out.
    The taste may be different — but we assure you the health benefits and satisfaction will be exactly the same! When food loses its freshness, it loses all nutritional value; frozen brussels sprouts retain their nutrients throughout the freezing process so that a great food is preserved at all times.
    Frozen brussel sprouts are perfect for those who want convenient meals for lunch or snacks. You can also prepare an entire meal with just six serving by using frozen brussels. And if you are looking for healthier versions of this popular dish, frozen carrots, celery, squash, onions, mushrooms and spinach make a wonderful side….
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