Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts


These pan-fried Brussel sprouts are so delicious! Don't be afraid of Brussels sprouts... Yes, they are green, but pan-frying them brings out their flavor. Use as a side dish or if you're like me, an on-the-go breakfast item!

close up view of Brussels Sprouts in a pan
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic

  • ¼ white onion, chopped

  • 1 pound trimmed Brussels sprouts

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 pinch garlic powder, or to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic and stir until golden brown and fragrant, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add onion and cook until soft, stirring often, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add Brussels sprouts and cook until one side of the sprouts turns golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir to turn sprouts over and cook until evenly golden brown, another 5 to 7 minutes. Season with salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

87 Calories
4g Fat
12g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 87
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 98mg 490%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 471mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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