These crispy air fryer brussel sprouts are cooked in oil then seasoned with bread crumbs and parmesan cheese for a crispy and delicious side dish. Even people who hated brussels sprouts growing up will love these cheesy ones.
1lbbrussels sproutswashed, stems removed, and cut in half
2TBSparmesan cheesegrated or shredded
Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
Place brussels sprouts in a large bowl and add the olive oil. Gently mix until coated. Add the salt and pepper and mix again to season.
Place the brussels sprouts in the air fryer tray sliced side down and cook for 7 minutes.
Flip the brussels sprouts over and remove any loose leaves so they do not burn. Sprinkle bread crumbs and parmesan cheese evenly over the brussels.
Cook for another 5-7 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.
Remove and serve immediately with additional parmesan cheese for garnish.
Mix it up by adding different seasonings to the brussels sprouts and using the same cooking method!
Add a splash of balsamic vinegar after cooking for balsamic brussels sprouts.
Add a pinch of cayenne and paprika with the salt and pepper for a spicier flavor.
Add Italian seasonings with the salt and pepper or use seasoned bread crumbs for Italian air fryer brussels sprouts.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to four days. Reheat in the air fryer. They won’t be quite as crispy as when originally cooked but will still taste great once warmed.Make this recipe gluten-free by leaving out the bread crumbs altogether or using a gluten-free bread crumb instead.Make this recipe dairy-free by omitting the parmesan cheese or replacing with your favorite dairy-free alternative.Ingredient Notes
Olive oil – since this is one of the few ingredients in this recipe, make sure to use a high-quality olive oil. If you don’t have olive oil on hand, avocado oil would work.