Smashed Brussel Sprouts have set the TikTok and Instagram foodie community on fire! This once-unloved veg has had an iconic comeback in the last few years: from culinary creations to a crispy treat. Keto Smashed Brussel Sprouts pair perfectly with Primal Kitchen Ranch Dip, so be prepared to dunk until you drop!
How to Make Smashed Brussel Sprouts
This smashed Brussel sprouts recipe comes together quickly for a dippable and dunkable snack, appetizer, or anytime nibble! Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil and Ranch Dip bring this vegetable to new heights of flavor and fun. Make this treat vegan by swapping in Vegan Ranch from Primal Kitchen!
Serves: 4 (5 sprouts per person)
Time: 25 min
Crispy Smashed Brussel Sprouts
Recreate this tasty, buzzy dish with just 3 ingredients and 25 minutes to spare.
Wash and remove stems and wilted leaves from the Brussel sprouts.
Steam the sprouts for about 5 to 10 minutes, or until they are fork-tender.
Once they’re soft, use the bottom of a clean cup or glass to smash them into discs.
On a baking sheet, lay out the “disc-shaped” sprouts, and drizzle with avocado oil.
Season the sprouts with salt and pepper, and roast at 425 degrees fahrenheit for about 15 minutes, or until crispy.
Serve with Ranch Dip!
Recipe nutrition calculated with Cronometer and doesn't include ranch dip.
Calories 165, Carbs 7 grams, Fat 14 grams, Protein 3 grams
Brussel Sprouts FAQ
Curious about this totally trending veg? Here are answers to make your first foray into cooking Brussel sprouts extra-delicious.
Are Brussel sprouts a superfood?
Cruciferous vegetables like Brussel sprouts, broccoli, bok choy, cabbage, cauliflower, and others are often considered by many to be “superfoods,” based on their chemical compounds. Cruciferous vegetables are especially favored in ancestral-minded diets like Keto.
Do you need to soak Brussel sprouts before cooking them?
For this recipe, washing and removing any brown or wilted pieces from the spout is sufficient before boiling or steaming them.
What foods go well with Brussel sprouts?
The beauty of Brussel sprouts is their versatility! Like cauliflower, these veggies can be dressed up or down with your favorite condiments, sauces, or dressings. Try pairing these crispy bites with other appetizer favorites like Buffalo Wings, or serving them with a crunchy, fresh Rainbow Salad.
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