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crispy brussel sprouts with aioli and bacon

Air Fried Brussel Sprouts

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  • Author: Jen Lopez
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A quick and easy recipe for air fryer brussel sprouts. This air fryer recipe will give you the perfect crispy brussel sprouts every time. You can make this recipe keto, paleo and Whole30 compliant. Serve with a dipping sauce, bacon or balsamic glaze and goat cheese


  • 1 lb brussel sprouts
  • 2 Slices bacon (I like Pederson's Farms or Tender Belly)
  • Avocado Oil Spray
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Optional Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayo (I like Pesto mayo or Rosemary Garlic mayo from Primal Kitchen Foods)
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Other optional toppings

  • Balsamic glaze
  • goat cheese crumbles


  1. Prepare brussel sprouts but cutting the ends off and then slicing into halves
  2. Spray the bottom of the air fryer with a little oil spray and then add brussel sprouts
  3. Spray sprouts lightly and then add salt and pepper
  4. Air fry at 400 for about 8-10 minutes (check and shake basket about halfway through)
  5. While brussel sprouts are frying, cook bacon and set aside to crumble once cooled
  6. Divide sprouts into 2 bowls and add crumbled bacon on top
  7. Serve with dipping sauce or balsamic glaze and goat cheese!


*Nutrition facts calculated for variation 1 with aioli


  • Serving Size: 1/4th of recipe
  • Calories: 171
  • Fat: 13.6
  • Carbohydrates: 7.5
  • Fiber: 3.8
  • Protein: 3.5