This Roasted Shaved Brussels Sprouts recipe couldn't be easier, and the result is crispy, savory goodness that will make you want to devour an entire bowl. This recipe is a winner if you're looking for a side dish that is sinfully delicious. It is tasty enough for a holiday entertaining but easy enough for a weeknight.
It's the time of year when roasted vegetables are everyone's go-to side dish.
They're easy to make, and there are endless possibilities for flavor combinations. Brussels sprouts are one of my favorite vegetables to roast because they get nice and crispy without becoming too browned or burnt.
In this recipe, I'm roasting shaved Brussels sprouts with a bit of avocado oil, sugar, salt, and pepper. Finish with parmesan cheese and a splash of balsamic vinegar, and get prepared for a party in your mouth.
Give these shaved roasted brussels sprouts a try, and they are sure to become a regular in your rotation.
Ingredients for Making Roasted Shredded Brussel Sprouts
- Brussels Sprouts: Any size of Brussels Sprouts works well for this recipe. Smaller Brussels sprouts will be easiest to shave using a food processor.
- Avocado Oil: Avocado oil has a high smoke point, making it ideal for roasting vegetables. You could also use olive oil (not extra-virgin) or another favorite oil in this recipe.
- Sugar: I like to add a little sugar to my Brussels sprouts when I roast them. It helps caramelize the outside of the sprouts and gives them a little sweetness. You could also use honey or maple syrup.
- Salt and Pepper: Adjust the seasoning to taste. Use fresh ground black pepper and either sea salt or kosher salt.
- Parmesan Cheese: Freshly grated parmesan cheese is best - the canned stuff just doesn’t deliver on flavor.
- Balsamic Vinegar: This adds a punch of flavor for finishing. You could also use balsamic glaze, which is slightly sweet. If balsamic vinegar isn’t your thing, finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
Tips & Tricks
- Use a food processor, sharp knife, or mandoline to thinly slice the Brussels sprouts. If cut too thick, they will take longer to cook and won't get as crispy.
- Before roasting, toss the Brussels sprouts with avocado oil, sugar, salt, and pepper. This will help coat the sprouts evenly and ensure that they cook evenly.
- Roast the Brussels sprouts on a sheet pan lined with foil or parchment paper for easy cleanup. (I prefer parchment.)
- Keep an eye on the Brussels sprouts while roasting, especially towards the end of the cooking time. Every oven is different, and you don't want your roasted shaved Brussels sprouts to overcook or burn.
- To make this recipe vegan, skip the parmesan cheese or use your favorite plant-based cheese. (It is already vegetarian and gluten-free.)
- Make sure you trim your Brussels sprouts before shaving them. You want to cut the ends and remove the outer leaves.
This recipe works great with so many different dishes. Here are a few of my favorite serving suggestions:
- Serve with air fryer chicken thighs or turkey breast.
- Pair with Blackstone steak, hanger steak, or grilled salmon.
- Add to a fall salad with roasted butternut squash, cranberries, and quinoa.
- Enjoy as a healthy snack right out of the oven.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you shave Brussels Sprouts?
My favorite way to shave Brussels sprouts is with a shaving disk on a food processor. You could also use a mandoline or a sharp knife.
Are Brussels Sprouts good for you?
Yes! Brussels sprouts are a great source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, potassium, and fiber.
How long do shaved Brussels sprouts last?
Shaved Brussels sprouts will last in the fridge for 3-4 days
How do you get the bitterness out of roasted Brussels sprouts?
The best way to get the bitterness out of roasted Brussels sprouts is to slice them thinly and add a little sugar or honey to help balance the flavors.
Can you buy shaved Brussels sprouts?
You can find shaved Brussels sprouts near the other pre-cut vegetables in the grocery store.
Tools Needed to Make Baked Shaved Brussel Sprouts
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- Food processor, mandoline, or sharp knife
- Sheet pan
- Large bowl
- Parchment Paper
Brussels sprouts are best served fresh out of the oven, but they will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for a few days. Reheat in a 350-degree oven before serving.
How to Make Roasted Shaved Brussels Sprouts
First, preheat your oven and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Next, shred Brussels sprouts using your favorite method. I like to use a food processor with the slicing attachment, but you can also use a mandoline or sharp knife.
Toss the shredded Brussels sprouts with avocado oil, sugar, salt, and pepper. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes, and then top with the parmesan cheese.
Bake for another 5 to 10 minutes, until the cheese, is melted and the Brussels sprouts are tender and lightly browned.
Transfer to a serving platter and drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Serve immediately.
Roasted Shaved Brussels Sprouts
- Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Toss the Brussels sprouts, avocado oil, sugar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
- Transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
- Cook for 15 minutes.
- Remove from the oven. Stir and top with the parmesan cheese.
- Cook for another 5 to 10 minutes.
- Allow to cool slightly, and then transfer to a serving platter.
- Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and serve.