Maple Bacon Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Add these crispy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts with bacon and maple syrup to your list of air fryer recipes to try. You will never want to eat brussels sprouts another way again!

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I love a good roasted vegetable. It has completed changed my relationship with vegetables. They have gone from a necessary boring (sometimes mushy) side dish to a crispy and flavorful side dish that I actually look forward to eating!

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Making Brussels Sprouts in the Air Fryer

Since getting my air fryer, I have been experimenting quite a bit with air frying vegetables. I love how they get crispy around the outside and tender on the inside with very little oil. Air frying Brussels sprouts is so easy and the addition of the bacon and maple syrup makes it taste amazing.

A rectangular serving dish filled with Brussels sprouts and bacon.

If you are looking for more tasty vegetable recipes, try air fryer cauliflower, instant pot carrots with brown sugar glaze, and roasted broccoli with garlic. Another favorite air fryer recipe is our Air Fryer Chicken Wings Recipe.

How to make air fryer Brussels sprouts?

  1. Start by whisking together olive oil, maple syrup, salt, and pepper. A whisk mixing up oil and maple syrup in a small glass bowl.
  2. Pour it over halved Brussels sprouts and chopped bacon. A hand pouring oil mixture of sprouts.
  3. Air fry for 12-15 minutes, until crispy. Raw brussels sprouts and bacon inside basket of air fryer.
  4. Remove from air fryer and enjoy! Blackened Brussels sprouts and bacon inside air fryer.

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What to serve with Air Fryer Brussels sprouts?

Serve this with instant pot ham, Italian beef, or meatloaf.

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Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Add these crispy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts with bacon and maple syrup to your list of air fryer recipes to try. You will never want to eat brussels sprouts another way again!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine brussels sprouts and bacon in a medium bowl.
  3. Whisk together olive oil, maple syrup, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  4. Pour the oil mixture over the brussels sprouts and mix until fully coated.
  5. Arrange brussels sprouts in basket or tray of air fryer.
  6. Cook for 12-15 minutes, until sprouts are crispy and bacon is fully cooked. Shake twice during cooking.
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving Calories 185Total Fat 13gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 6mgSodium 655mgCarbohydrates 15gNet Carbohydrates 0gFiber 3gSugar 8gSugar Alcohols 0gProtein 5g

Nutrition information is an estimate.

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