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Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts Bacon Recipe

Ellen Grant
• Thursday, 29 October, 2020
• 16 min read

A super simple way to make the best and most delicious Brussels sprouts in the air fryer. Then you could simply season them with salt, pepper (a little butter if that is your thing) and you had the side of your dreams.

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I absolutely love Brussels sprouts and one of my favorite ways to have them is with some bacon. Bacon is like butter the way it makes everything taste AMAZING, plus with the crunch that the air fryer gives it, you just want to eat them over and over again.

They are only available here in Portugal at one supermarket, and we have a 1-hour round up trip to buy them, so we don’t get them as often as we would like. Plus they are transported from the UK and can often look a bit worse for wear by the time we buy them.

When we make airfryerBrusselSprouts with bacon, they taste so good, but also taste so bad for you that you would assume that they had been cooked in a lot of fat and that you are going to put on half a stone if you eat them. I was 16 at the time and there was free booze, loads of food and lots of love and laughter.

My mum had got me this awful green skirt suit to wear, with white platform heels and I looked ridiculous. Next time you are looking for that amazing side to be your star attraction then I highly recommend that you give airfryerBrusselSprouts with bacon a run for their money.

Crispy pieces of bacon and no oil make this the vegetable side dish from heaven. Remove the core and the outside skin of the Brussels Sprouts and place them into your Air Fryer.

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Remove all visible fat and place them in the Air Fryer when it beeps. The final cooking process is done at 200c as it needs to be hotter for the bacon to be lovely and crispy. If you’re partly cooking the Brussels sprouts first in the Instant Pot, then drain them and then place them in the Hairdryer for 5 minutes with the bacon starting with point 2 of the recipe. Like when you are searing beef, its always important not to overcrowd the Brussels sprouts otherwise they won’t cook properly.

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My husband LOVES Brussels sprouts and when I was recipe testing for my air fryer he just knew they would work well in one. Since we’re trying to eat healthier I knew it was a veggie he loved, so I tried this simple recipe.

The color should be bright green, without yellow or brown tipped edges. Buy sprouts of similar size, so they will cook in about the same amount of time.

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Some outer leaves may fall off, but that will just give more crispy and varying textures to enjoy. I find using a mandolin is often much faster than using a knife if I have a lot of sprouts to cut.

After tossing the sprouts with the bacon and fat, spread them in an even layer on the bottom of the air fryer basket. This option would also work without bacon, but you would need to substitute 1 teaspoon of olive oil to coat the sprouts with to get them browned and crispy.

Other add-ins you might enjoy are red pepper slivers, onion pieces or diced shallots. You can cut them in half but you might want to parboil them for 5 minutes before air frying them, so they cook all the way through and don’t get dry and hard.

Completely dry them with a paper towel then proceed as the recipe states and you should be good to go! Substitute 1 teaspoon olive oil instead of the bacon fat to coat before cooking.

1 Pound Brussels Sprouts 3 strips Thick Cut Bacon Cut off the bottom of the sprout and peel off any damaged outer leaves.

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Remove foil tray with bacon carefully to avoid being burned by hot oil. Open air fryer at about 7 minutes to shake the sprouts around so all sides can cook evenly.

Remove from air fryer when the sprouts are caramelized and crispy on the outside and the center are cooked through. My mandolin is ancient, but I've used the Ox one at a friend's home and it worked beautifully.

It also makes great french fries, julienne carrots and does many pretty vegetables in addition to slicing sprouts. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you.

I wouldn't blame you if you wanted to just make regular old roasted brussels sprouts, but this airfryerrecipe is so darn easy and there's a ton of BACON ! First step is to lay your bacon in a single layer in the air fryer.

While the bacon is cooking, you can trim the brussels sprouts (photo 4). Toss the trimmed brussels sprouts and par-cooked bacon in a large bowl and then transfer to the air fryer (photo 5).

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You can make this recipe for bacon and brussels sprouts at the beginning of the week as part of your meal prep. I don't advise reheating them in the microwave as they will be softer and less crispy, however it doesn't change the taste.

Plus, it's not always easy to bring the good of' air fryer into work when there's a microwave readily available. You can also spread them on a baking sheet and reheat in a 400 degree F oven for a few minutes.

Add the bacon to the air fryer basket and avoid overlapping as much as possible. Add partially cooked bacon and brussels sprouts to the air fryer.

About the brussels sprouts : If you like them really crispy, pull the outer leaves off when you trim them but be sure to cook them up. About the air fryer : I find that they all cook a little differently depending on the size and shape of the fry basket.

These crispy Brussels sprouts are coated in olive oil and peppered with bacon crumbles. It’s a gluten free, Eco-friendly side dish that’s ready in less than 15 minutes in the air fryer.

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While Brussels Sprouts don’t often get the attention that other side dishes might receive, I happen to adore them. I was served boiled Brussels as a child, which is hands-down the most disgusting way to prepare this cabbage.

While they may appear to be burnt, those extra crispy leaves are highly addictive and coveted. Brussels' sprouts are a type of cabbage, belonging to the mustard family Brassicaceae widely grown in Europe and North America for its edible buds called sprouts.” They grow along a tall, single stem.

So, in short, Brussels sprouts are basically delicious, miniature cabbages that you should definitely roast and NOT boil. You only need 5 minutes of prep time to trim them (you don’t want the hard nub at the end) and cut them in half vertically.

Into a large bowl add: Brussels, bacon, olive oil and balsamic. To make these in a traditional oven, place tossed Brussels onto a rimmed baking sheet.

If you like my air fried Brussels sprouts, you’ll love these other easy and delicious air fryer recipes: If you do, please consider leaving a star rating on this recipe, take a photo and TAG me on Instagram with #bellalimento.

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Using just a few simple and wholesome ingredients, you will have a healthy side dish or appetizer that pairs perfectly with just about any main. Packed with nutrients and very little calories, these veggies always find their way onto my dinner table.

If you are already a friend of Moms dish, you probably are familiar with my air fryer recipes obsession. Air Fryer Chicken Wings : My Super Bowl party savior.

Making them in the air fryer gives them a nice outer crisp. These guilt-free chips are so close to the real thing, you won’t even miss the bagged stuff.

Hot tip : To perfectly coat each morsel, use a large mixing bowl to toss your Brussels sprouts with seasonings. And, definitely forgo whatever comes in those “Parmesan cheese” shakers and opt for a hunk of the good stuff that you will have to grate fresh.

You’ll be happy you did when you sink your teeth into that perfect Parmesan crust! Layer your Brussels evenly in the air fryer tray.

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If you want to get golden brown, super crispy Brussels, you need to make sure they are exposed to the hot air circulating around them in the tray. Give the tray a little shake halfway through cooking to expose Brussels that may have been covered up.

It has a ton of presets for common foods (chicken, fries, steak, bacon, shrimp, etc. Cuisinart TOA-60 Convection Toaster Air Fryer : I haven’t used this one, but I definitely have my eye on it.

Air fryer Brussels sprouts take the already awesome texture of this veggie to the next level. Wash and cup Brussels sprouts into bite size pieces.

Season it with olive oil, garlic parsley salt and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Place Brussels sprouts into an air fryer basket.

At a 6-minute mark, take out the basket and shake the Brussels sprouts to ensure all sides get crispy. Add bacon to the Brussels sprouts and air fry them for another 5 minutes.

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Natalia founded Moms dish to demonstrate that placing a homemade meal on the table is not hard at all. Natalia makes cooking easier and approachable, by simplifying the ingredients, while still producing the same great taste.

Directions In a large bowl, stir together vinegar, brown sugar, salt and black pepper. In air fryer basket, arrange Brussels sprouts mixture in an even layer.

Stirring halfway through, cook for 20 to 25 minutes, or until desired oneness is reached. Stay up-to-date on the hottest food trends with our blog, discover a new favorite dish with recipes from our Test Kitchen, access your account, and so much more.

Join over 100,000 people who receive weekly emails with recipes, coupons and more! But you may be pleasantly surprised, even if you don’t normally enjoy Brussels sprouts, because these are so much better than the norm.

Honestly, after having these air fryer brussels sprouts with bacon and maple syrup, I don’t think I’ll make them any other way now. You’ll want to trim and halve the brussels sprouts as well as remove any discolored leaves to start out with.

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I think a good air fryer is totally worth it and it is quickly becoming my all-time favorite kitchen appliance. I chose a Philips air fryer because there are so many good reviews about the quality and the way the food turns out.

Trim and halve the washed Brussels sprouts, removing discolored leaves. In a medium bowl, whisk together oil, maple syrup, vinegar, salt, and pepper.

Add Brussels sprouts and raw bacon pieces to the bowl and gently stir to coat. Cook at 350° F for 10-15 minutes, until bacon and sprouts reach desired crispiness.

Oven cooking instructions: Transfer coated sprouts and bacon to a baking dish or pan and cook in preheated oven at 425° F for 30-40 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. I don’t like a lot of loose leaves in this dish because they can taste burnt, but the crispness of them can be nice.

Air fryer brussels sprouts with bacon is the best appetizer or side dish. The crispy bacon is delightful with the chipotle seasoning and green vegetables.

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Additionally, bacon wrapped brussels sprouts are perfectly crispy and flavorful. Air fryer recipes are amazing because they don’t need oil and crisp up so delightfully.

An air fryer is a countertop kitchen appliance like a toaster oven or waffle maker. Bacon wrapped Brussels sprouts are perfect for Veto and low-carb dieting.

Bacon wrapped Brussels sprouts All you need for this low-carb airfryerrecipe is 12 medium Brussels Sprouts, 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil, and 6 slices bacon (cut in half). The instructions for Air fryer brussels sprouts with bacon are so easy as well.

Caramelized Brussels sprout Salad Shaved Brussels sprouts and bacon are the stars of this easy side dish recipe that I’m sharing today. We entertain so often it’s nice to have a go-to recipes that are quick, easy and delicious that anyone will enjoy In fact, this veto brusselsproutsrecipe is so good even my non-special dieting friends enjoy it.

Trim the ends, then slice from top to bottom so that the bulb stays intact. The Brussels sprouts recipe makes a small amount of cigarette but you can adjust how much of it to use by adding it increments to have it dressed to taste.

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You can easily do that by using the instructions in the 2 ingredient air fryer Brussels sprouts with bacon recipe. Omit using the bacon fat and use 2 tablespoons of the cigarette to cook the sprouts in.

Today’s recipe is from a new cookbook that a fellow food writer just released. She shares 75 quick and easy recipes for delicious low-carb meals.

Whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing except the olive oil, salt and pepper until well combined. Slowly add the olive oil whisking constantly until it emulsifies and is one combined liquid.

Once hot, add the bacon, stir often and cook until crisped and browned. Using a slotted spoon remove bacon and place it on a paper towel.

Add half of the brussels sprouts in one layer and let them cook for 3-4 minutes until they are slightly charred. The brussels sprouts were able to hold up for 24 hours and stay crisp even though they had been coated in dressing.

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This recipe is Reprinted with permission from Weeknight Veto by Kristy Bernardo, Page Street Publishing Co. 2019. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you.

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