Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts

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5 from 5 votes
Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts will make you fall in love with these wonderful little vegetables. They caramelize and become so tender and much more palatable than you would ever expect.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts

Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts will make you fall in love with these wonderful little vegetables. They caramelize and become so tender and much more palatable than you would ever expect.

Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts

These garlic parmesan brussel sprouts just hit all the right notes for the palate. You have the sweetness of the roasted garlic accompanied by the salty umaniness of the parmesan cheese and the carmelized brussel sprouts is pure taste perfection.

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What We Love About These Italian Brussel Sprouts Recipe

High, heat is perfect for Brussels sprouts because it caramelizes the vegetable, making it sweeter. Therefore roasting your brussel sprouts is the ideal way to cook them.

  • 30 Minute Dish: Crispy brussel sprouts coated in garlic and Parmesan cheese. takes only 30 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge, 4 main ingredients and a little seasoning is all it takes.
  • Family Friendly: Bringing out the sweetness in the sprouts and then covering them in cheese makes this a winner for everyone.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, dairy free, etc…..
closeup on the roasted brussel sprouts.

Ingredient Notes

  • 1 lb Fresh Brussels Sprouts, stems removed and quartered.
  • Garlic: 3 cloves of finely minced garlic.
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese, about a quarter cup is perfect for this recipe, use vegan cheese or nutritional yeast if you are dairy free.
  • Olive oil, use one tablespoon just to coat your sprouts.
  • Salt and Pepper to taste or about 1/4 teaspoon of each.

Equipment Needed for Sheet Pan Brussel Sprouts

How to Make Tasty Brussel Sprouts

These are the basic steps for making Sheet Pan Brussel Sprouts. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition facts.

Preparing garlic, cutting brussel sprouts and finally roasting the sprouts.

STEP 1: PREP

First, move oven rack to the top position and preheat to 425 degrees. Then in a large bowl, toss the Brussels sprouts, minced garlic, parmesan cheese, olive oil, water, salt and pepper. Add more salt and pepper to taste, as needed.

STEP 2:ROAST

Next, spread sprouts on a shallow baking sheet or oven-proof skillet, and roast until tender and Brussels sprouts begin to turn crispy and caramelized, about 25-35 minutes. During the cooking time, check your sprouts and adjust time as needed.

STEP 3: SERVE

Finally, remove from oven and toss Brussels sprouts in the pan, scraping up the good crispy bits.

Prep and Storage Tips for Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Garlic

HOW DO YOU TRIM BRUSSEL SPROUTS

Cut the sprouts at the base where they were connected to the plant and then remove any leaves that are brown or discolored. then you can cut in half down the middle. Place that side down on your baking sheet. For a more detailed explanation, check here.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store your fresh brussel sprouts in the crisper section of the refrigerator for up to five days before you use them after cooking store in an airtight container int he fridge for up to a week.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Brussel sprouts, in my opinion are not ideal frozen, you can freeze this dish in the freezer for up to three months wrapped well in plastic wrap or foil, However, it is best to eat them fresh.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Brussels sprouts can be rewarm in the oven at 350 degrees F for 5 or so minutes, until heated through.

Frequently Asked Questions Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Garlic

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE VEGAN?

Use a vegan cheese in this recipe. There are many out on the market that are excellent, however many contain nuts so be careful if allergic.

CAN I ADD ANYTHING ELSE TO THESE GARLIC ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS?

 Sweet flavors pair well with brussel sprouts such as , balsamic vinegar, sweet wine, apples or dried cranberries are all great additions.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, make the quantity that you need for the dinner party that you are having, simply adjust the recipe card below.

WHY ARE MY BRUSSEL SPROUTS CHEWY?

If you use too much oil, the end result can be a chewy sprout. Just use enough to coat your sprouts.

Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts  on a table with dinner items.

Expert Tips for Making This Brussels Sprouts Recipe

  • Add Bacon: Pancetta or crispy bacon can really elevate this side dish.
  • Short cut tip: Buy bagged, cleaned and trimmed brussel sprouts in the supermarket.
  • Variation tip: Really any kind of cheese enhances this dish, try feta or romano for a different taste.
  • Alternate ingredient: Try pine nuts or any other chopped nut in this recipe to add a little crunch.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Roasted Brussel sprouts with garlic can be made in the air fryer too.
  • Seasoning for Brussel Sprouts: Salt and pepper are great, to make it different try my House Seasoning Blend or a little red pepper flake or a squeeze of fresh lemon.

What to Serve with Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

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Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts
5 from 5 votes

Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts will make you fall in love with these wonderful little vegetables. They caramelize and become so tender and much more palatable than you would ever expect.
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts, stems removed and quartered
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c. water

Instructions

  • Move oven rack to the top position and preheat to 425 degrees. In a large bowl, toss the Brussels sprouts, minced garlic, parmesan cheese, olive oil, water, salt and pepper. Add more salt and pepper to taste, as needed.
  • Spread sprouts on a shallow baking sheet or oven-proof skillet, and roast until tender and Brussels sprouts begin to turn crispy and caramelized, about 25-35 minutes. During the cooking time, check your sprouts and adjust time as needed.
  • Remove from oven and toss Brussels sprouts in the pan, scraping up the good crispy bits

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Bacon: Pancetta or crispy bacon can really elevate this side dish.
  • Short cut tip: Buy bagged, cleaned and trimmed brussel sprouts in the supermarket.
  • Variation tip: Really any kind of cheese enhances this dish, try feta or romano for a different taste.
  • Alternate ingredient: Try pine nuts or any other chopped nut in this recipe to add a little crunch.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Roasted Brussel sprouts with garlic can be made in the air fryer too.
  • Seasoning for Brussel Sprouts: Salt and pepper are great, to make it different try my House Seasoning Blend or a little red pepper flake

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 463mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 910IU | Vitamin C: 97mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brussel Sprouts, cheese, garlic

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3 thoughts on “Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts”

  1. 5 stars
    Delicious! Parmesan is the perfect balance of flavor and saltiness for cruciferous veggies like Brussels Sprouts. Love! Love! Love!

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  2. 5 stars
    Absolutely, you must try the Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprout. The recipe is simple to follow as well. It’s kid-friendly since my kids ate it without whining about the vegetables.

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