Air Fryer Smashed Brussel Sprouts


Air fryer smashed brussel sprouts are such a fun twist on how to make brussel sprouts. These are easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes. Crispy and fun to dip in your favorite sauce!

Why you will love this recipe

Simple, easy to make

Delicious, healthy ingredients

Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo, Whole30, Low Carb

30 Minutes


– Brussel sprouts – Olive oil – Apple cider vinegar – Salt – Garlic powder – Paprika – Turmeric

Step 1

Cut away any brown stems on the brussels. Add the brussel sprouts to a steamer basket and steam for 7-9 minutes.


Step 2

While the brussel sprouts are steaming, mix together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar and spices.


Step 3

Once the brussel sprouts are soft, place them on a cutting board and smash with a heavy cup or bowl.


Step 4

Add a single layer of the smashed brussel sprouts to the air fryer. Brush the tops with the turmeric sauce.


Step 5

Cook in a 390F for 10 minutes.


Step 6

At the 5 minute mark, pause the air fryer and flip the brussels. Brush the other side with the turmeric sauce. Cook the remaining 5 minutes.


Step 7

Repeat this process with the rest of the brussel sprouts, cook remaining batches for 9 minutes instead of 10.


– Dairy free ranch – Lemon herb sauce – Creamy sriracha mayo – Spicy tahini sauce – White bean pesto – Lime tahini sauce – Honey mustard sauce

Sauces for dipping