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!

A fork holding air fried Brussels sprouts and bacon.

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

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!

Course Side Dish Recipes
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer Brussels sprouts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 185 kcal
Author Aileen Clark


  • 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


  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 Facts
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /2 cup)
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 655mg28%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 5g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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