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Air Fryer Smashed Brussels Sprouts

This tasty side dish is so, so simple and oh, so good!

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes




  1. Microwave or steam Brussels Sprouts for 1 minute less than package instructions.

  2. Gently dry off Brussels Sprouts with a paper towel and place on a baking sheet.

  3. Smash each Brussels Sprout with the bottom of a glass or flat dish, flattening to about ½-inch thick.

  4. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with grated parmesan.

  5. Preheat air fryer to 400°F.

  6. Place smashed Brussels Sprouts in the air fryer basket without crowding.

  7. Cook at 370°F for 5 minutes. Flip and cook for 5 minutes more.

  8. Serve warm with either or both sauces.