28 Bright & Beautiful Paleo Brussels Sprouts Recipes
I can’t get enough of Brussels sprouts these days. Not only are they super versatile, did you know that Brussels sprouts are vitamin-rich powerhouses, perfect for a Paleo diet? I’ve put together a list of 28 Paleo-friendly Brussels sprouts recipes that take advantage of this often-underappreciated superfood.
From roasting to sautéing to even serving them raw, there’s no reason not to include Brussels sprouts as part of a delicious lunch or dinner. This list of Brussel sprouts recipes shows just how much you can do with this great vegetable- there’s even a recipe for Brussels sprouts kimchi!
Here are just a few of the 28 Bright & Beautiful Paleo Brussels Sprouts Recipes we’ve included:
- Apple Pecan Brussels Sprouts
- Blueberry Brussels Sprouts
- Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts
- Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
- Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples, Feta and Dates
- Brussels Sprout Kimchi – Raw
- Brussels Sprouts Sweet Potato Sausage Hash
- Brussels Sprout Chips
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Roasted Paleo Brussels Sprouts
– What Great Grandma Ate
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, coconut oil, sliced almonds, red onion, dried cranberries, green onion stalks, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, dijon mustard, dried oregano, salt, pepper.
This side dish is crunchy and a little bit sweet, which is perfect for holiday dinners. You don’t have to limit this dish to the holidays however as it can be enjoyed all year round as part of the Whole30 diet.
– Paleo Running Momma
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, olive oil, pink lady apple, nitrate free bacon, fresh rosemary, salt, pepper.
The addition of apple to this recipe makes it sweet in contrast to the salty taste of bacon and full flavor of sprouts. This is another Whole30 compliant side which could be enjoyed with any meal.
– Slim Palate
Photo Credit: Josh from Slim Palate
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, bacon fat, thyme, garlic, salt, pepper, crushed walnuts.
A common theme with sprout recipes is the addition of bacon – the salt really compliments the flavor of a Brussels sprout. In this recipe the crushed walnuts give this texture and crunch!
– The Natural Nurturer
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, sweet potato, chicken or turkey sausage, cooking fat, sea salt, garlic powder.
Sausage and sprouts make for a really hearty meal which is sure to keep you fuller for longer. This would be the perfect dish for a cozy night in – comfort food for sure!
– The Curious Coconut
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, fat of choice, salt, pepper.
Create the perfect Brussels sprouts with this recipe. A simple, tasty and healthy side to a roast or an interesting topping for a salad.
Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified
Ingredients: sweet potato, coconut oil or avocado oil, Italian seasoning, yellow onion, garlic, chicken thighs, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, coconut milk, salt.
The word casserole conjures up thoughts of yummy, filling and warming food, perfect for the winter months. Chicken, broccoli and sweet potato mean you get the complete works in one cooking dish!
– Paleo Effect
Photo Credit: Meghan & Angel from The Paleo Effect
Ingredients: Brussel sprouts, olive oil, sea salt, black pepper, Paleo mayo, garlic clove, lemon juice.
Roasted Brussels sprouts make the perfect green side to many a meal and by roasting them, you get a more crunchy texture, but with a softer middle. The dressing of these sprouts adds a little zest.
Sautéed Paleo Brussels Sprouts
– Paleo Flourish
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, sweet potato, bacon, lemon juice, salt, pepper, egg, coconut oil.
To saute sprouts is another way to keep some of the crunch and have less of the mush that can be off putting to some. This recipe makes a great snack or side dish.
– Paleo Flourish
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, apple, bacon, pecans, salt, bacon fat or olive oil or coconut oil.
Brussels sprouts with a fruit and nut twist are great for changing things up a bit. Turn a simple sprout dish into something a little more interesting.
– Civilized Caveman Cooking
Ingredients: Brussel sprouts, red onion, fresh blueberries, thyme, lime juice, salt, pepper, grass-fed butter.
Another fruity sprout based recipe is this tasty number with super-food, blueberries. This is a side dish you could surprise friends and family with at a dinner party, or you could keep it to yourself as an easy snack meal.
– Against All Grain
Ingredients: sweet potatoes, coconut oil, sea salt, bacon, chicken breasts, baby spinach, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, black pepper.
Any recipe with sweet potato is good in my book and this veg stuffed recipe sounds like a winner! With some tasty protein from chicken and lots of vitamins from spinach, sprouts and broccoli, this would be a great recipe to make if you’re feeling a bit under the weather.
– My Heart Beets
Photo Credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets
Ingredients: coconut oil, onion, ground turkey, garlic, chili powder, salt, black pepper, cayenne, bell pepper, Brussels sprouts.
Turkey and sprouts sound like a yummy holiday feast, but with the spicy twist of chili powder and pepper, this dinner has definitely had an update.
– Autoimmune Wellness
Photo Credit: Autoimmune Wellness
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, solid cooking fat, fresh cranberries, maple syrup, sea salt, lemon zest, lemon juice.
At first, maple and cranberry bring thoughts of desserts, but they make the perfect pair of ingredients to sweeten up basic Brussels sprouts.
– The Paleo Mom
Photo Credit: Sarah from The Paleo Mom
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, uncured bacon, water.
These Brussels sprouts have been sautéed before being left to stew, so they have a great combination of crunch and softness. Once again, bacon is proven to be a sprouts best friend!
– I Breathe I’m Hungry
Photo Credit: Mellissa from I Breathe I’m Hungry
Ingredients: pine nuts, olive oil, lemon zest, Brussels sprouts, lemon juice, salt, pepper.
Pine nuts are often used in recipes with spinach so combining them with Brussels sprouts sounds like a really great idea. This is 100% vegan-friendly too!
– Ditch The Wheat
Photo Credit: Carol from Ditch The Wheat
Ingredients: radishes, Brussels sprouts, onion, bacon, salt, pepper.
Here’s some bacon-y Brussels but with a little kick. The horseradish and onion add another level of flavor to a simple side dish.
Paleo Brussels Sprouts Salads
– Forest and Fauna
Ingredients: avocado, carrot, purple cabbage, microgreens or sprouts, cucumber, green apple, mint leaves, coconut wraps or lettuce leaves, tahini, coconut aminos, maple syrup, lime juice, water, toasted sesame oil, ginger, garlic.
Who can resist something with rainbow in the title? A beautiful array of colorful veggies is the perfect treat for the eyes and this roll recipe makes great treats for a lunch box.
– The First Mess
Ingredients: lemon juice, cashew butter, miso, maple syrup, canned chipotle, garlic, black pepper, salt, olive oil, sweet potatoes, edamame, fresh basil, sprouts, slivered almonds.
This recipe’s noodles could be switched out for zoodles for a different taste, but the sweet potato contrasts really well with the chipotle. This salad would make a really great lunch option for busy people.
– Stupid Easy Paleo
Ingredients: shallots, coconut or avocado oil, Brussels sprouts, salt, lime juice.
This is a recipe I can’t wait to try, with caramelized shallots and Brussels sprouts, it’s sure to be a tasty sweet treat. Serve this with a yummy steak.
– The Healthy Foodie
Photo Credit: Sonia from The Healthy Foodie
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, mixed leafy greens, red cabbage, apple, dates, pumpkin seeds, feta, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, fresh thyme, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper.
Brussels sprouts are a super veg so mix really well with other leaves. This taste-filled recipe is such a great feast for the whole family. Omit the feta if you are more strict with your Paleo diet.
– Seasonal and Savory
Photo Credit: Angela from Seasonal & Savory
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, grapefruit, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pecan pieces.
Grapefruit wouldn’t be the first thing you’d think of to put with Brussels sprouts, but Angela from Seasonal and Savory has created this tangy, fruity recipe to create a more summery flavored salad.
Other Paleo Brussels Sprouts
– Paleo Flourish
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, bacon.
With just 2 ingredients, you can create a super tasty side which will work for a Thanksgiving dinner or as a little snack for busy lunchtimes.
– Paleo Flourish
Ingredients: bacon slab, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, water.
This recipe is perfect for getting more vegetables into your diet, not only are you getting the amazing health benefits of the sprouts, but you get the added vitamins of all the other greens. Pair this side with eggs for a truly tasty lunch.
– Jar ‘O’ Honey
Ingredients: Brussel sprouts, ground sea salt, water, organic green onion, chili powder, organic ginger, raw organic coconut crystals.
Raw Brussels sprouts may not sound all that tantalizing, but this kimchi recipe is a yummy, raw and vegan-friendly snack or side which you’re bound to love.
– Gourmande in the Kitchen
Ingredients: sunflower seed butter, coconut aminos, lime juice, sesame oil, maple syrup, red pepper flakes, hot water, carrots, apple cider vinegar, Nori sheets, watermelon radish, avocado, baby spinach leaves, sprouts of your choice.
From Korean kimchi, to these Japanese Nori wraps – another great lunchtime snack perfect for taking to work. This is the perfect recipe for summer as it is so refreshing.
– The Real Food Dietitians
Ingredients: sausage sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, bell pepper, red onion, garlic cloves, avocado oil, ghee.
A sweet potato and sausage hash get a revamp with some healthy Brussels sprouts. You will want to make this every night in winter as it is the perfect comfort meal.
– Eat Drink Paleo
Ingredients: canned salmon, fresh ginger, garlic clove, lemon zest, lemon juice, red onion, hot sauce, Tamari sauce or coconut aminos, sesame oil, egg, almond meal, miso paste, honey, sesame seeds, Brussels sprouts, carrot, red or yellow pepper, fish sauce, salt.
We’re back to Japan with these baked salmon balls! The health benefits of sprouts go great with good-for-you salmon and this recipe includes some amazing additional flavors to create party food – and a flavor party in your mouth!
– The Curious Coconut
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, white turnips, apple, lime juice, olive oil, ginger, lime zest, dijon mustard, salt.
Chips can be a weakness for a lot of people, but there’s just so many processed ingredients involved in the kind you can buy at the store. Why not make some healthy sprout chips next time you need a snack?