Low-Carb Smashed Brussels Sprouts Side Dish Recipe

Sep 29 2022
Who said that eating your veggies had to be boring? Not us ever! This low-carb recipe for Smashed Brussels Sprouts is the ultimate seasonal side dish. It’s truly delicious… and getting to squash the sprouts is kind of a fun bonus. Plus, there are only THREE main ingredients and the right combo of spices!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Smashed Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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1/4 of recipe (about 3/4 cup): 115 calories, 6.5g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 247mg sodium, 11g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 3g sugars, 5.5g protein

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Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes


1 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed

1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. black pepper

2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 425ºF. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add Brussels sprouts. Once returned to a boil, reduce heat to medium. Cook until tender, about 10 minutes.

Thoroughly drain Brussels sprouts.

In a large bowl, combine oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Add Brussels sprouts, and toss to coat.

Place Brussels sprouts on the baking sheet. Smash with a fork or potato masher until flat.

Bake for 10 minutes.

Flip Brussels sprouts, and top with Parm. Bake until crispy, about 10 more minutes.


Hungry for More Low-Carb Side Dishes?

Once you've made these low-carb smashed Brussels sprouts, here are some more stellar side dish recipes…

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