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a white flat bowl filled with crispy smashed Brussels sprouts


  • Author:Charlotte Fashion Plate
  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:40 minutes
  • Total Time:50 minutes
  • Yield:4 servings 1x


Looking for a new way to enjoy Brussels sprouts. My recipe for Crispy Smashed Brussels Sprouts will satisfy. Super easy to prepare and they make the perfect snack, or side dish.


  • 1 lb. fresh Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed
  • kosher salt for water
  • 3 TBLS olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1 C freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 4 to 5 pats of butter


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Salt.
  2. Heat oven to 425°.
  3. Cut the ends off of the sprouts and place in the boiling water until they are fork tender. Drain.
  4. In a bowl, combine the olive oil, kosher salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika and crushed red pepper. Toss in the sprouts and fully coat.
  5. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  6. Place the steam sprouts onto the pan. Smash each with the bottom of a glass or flat surface.
  7. Drizzle each with any of the remaining oil mixture.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.
  9. Flip. Top each with a bit of the Parmesan cheese. Place the butter pats around the pan.
  10. Back into the oven for about 10 minutes, or until the sprouts are crispy.



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