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Ninja Foodi Brussel Sprouts

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My simple 3-ingredient Ninja Foodi Brussel sprouts are the perfect low carb, diabetic vegetable side dish. Perfect for weeknights, the entire family will love this side dish.

Cooked Brussel sprouts served in a white bowl over a green napkin on a white table.

Ingredients Needed in our Recipe

Brussel Sprouts.

Tips on buying Brussel sprouts.

Found in the produce section of your supermarket, purchase smaller Brussel sprouts WITHOUT any yellow and loose leaves.


Store purchased, un-cooked Brussels wrapped in plastic in the refrigerator.

Extra Light Olive Oil.

While I purchase extra light olive oil at my supermarket, I have many clients who will purchase at local olive oil shops.  I always pick extra light since it has a neutral flavor.


I am a HUGE fan of Redmond Real Salt, but please feel free to use your favorite seasonings.

How to Make Ninja Foodi Brussel Sprouts

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. 

Toss mixture until Brussels are well coated. 

Pour all ingredients into the Ninja Foodi Air Fryer basket. Close lid.

Air Crisp at 360 for 15 minutes. Shake basket. 

Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes.


What Ninja Foodi Did You Use?

I used a Ninja Foodi Programmable 10-in-1 5qt Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer.

I don’t own a Ninja Foodi? Can I use any other Air Fryer in this Recipe?

Yes! This recipe will work in all Air Fryers. Follow the exact directions and you will be thrilled with the results.

Check Out Our Video Giving You Step-by-Step Directions on Making our Ninja Foodi Brussel Sprouts with Bacon.

How to Store Leftovers?

Since this recipe makes enough for a dinner (family of 4), I doubt you will have any leftovers. Store any leftovers in a tightly-sealed, plastic container in the refrigerator.

Can I Freeze this Recipe?

I personally have not frozen this recipe, but as long as you place it in a tightly-sealed freezer bag, you should be fine.

How Long Does it Take to Reheat?

Air Fry (or air crisp) at 360 degrees for 3-5 minutes.

What Else Can I Serve with Ninja Foodi Brussel Sprouts?

This is a great keto Brussel sprout side that will go perfect with my Low Carb Air Fryer Chicken Tenders.

Looking for Other Keto and Low Carb Air Fryer Recipes? You Will Love These!

Keto Air Fryer Onion Rings

Air Fryer Asparagus


Are Brussel sprouts low carb?

Brussel sprouts are wonderful low carb vegetables. ½ cup serving of Brussel sprouts is 4 grams of carbs.

What are the net carbs in Brussel sprouts?

Net carbs are calculated as total carbs – dietary fiber. With ½ cup of Brussel sprouts coming in at 4 grams of carbs and 1.65 grams of dietary fiber, the net carbs would be 2.35 grams of net carbs.

Net carbs in Brussel sprouts = 4 grams of carbs – 1.65 grams of dietary fiber = 2.35 grams of net carbs

Are Brussel sprouts keto?

Yes, coming in at 4 grams of carbs per ½ cup, Brussel sprouts can easily fit into a keto plan.

Are Brussel sprouts anti-inflammatory?

Yes! Brussel sprouts have plenty of health benefits including:

Help maintain blood sugar levels. Brussel sprouts contain an antioxidant called alpha-lipoic acid. This antioxidant has been found to make insulin work more effectively. 

Decrease inflammation. Brussel sprouts are cruciferous vegetables. A study found cruciferous vegetables lower inflammatory levels in the blood.

Helps you…poop! Not being able to poop is the worst. Brussel sprouts are a great source of fiber keeping your digestive track working!

I don’t like olive oil, can I use another oil?

Yes! Use avocado oil. Avocado oil has a high smoke point and will work perfectly in the Ninja Foodi and any other Air Fryer.

This recipe seems a little bland. Can I add other seasonings and bacon?

Yes and yes! Please remember, I give you all a base recipe. Please please feel free to use your FAVORITE seasonings and spices. For bacon, cut into very small pieces and add while air frying the Brussel sprouts.

Serving Suggestions

A serving of our Brussel sprouts ½ cup.

brussel sprouts served in a white bowl on top of a green napkin on a white table

Ninja Foodi Brussel Sprouts

Shelly Marie Redmond
My simple 3-ingredient Ninja Foodi Brussel sprouts are the perfect low carb, diabetic vegetable side dish.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 33 kcal


  • 1 Ninja foodi (can use any Air Fryer)


  • 1 lb Brussel sprouts
  • 2 tsp olive oil extra light
  • 1 tsp salt Redmond Real Salt


  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Toss until Brussels are well coated.
  • Pour all ingredients into Ninja Foodi Air Fryer basket.
  • Air crisp (or air fry) at 360 for 15 minutes
  • Shake basket.
  • Air fry for an additional 3-5 minutes.


Keyword ninja foodi, low carb vegetable
By on January 29th, 2022

About Shelly Marie Redmond

Shelly Marie Redmond, MS, RD, LDN is an award-winning dietitian, author of the Skinny Louisiana cookbook series, and mom of 2. She spends her days counseling individuals with diabetes, prediabetes, PCOS, and hypo/hyperthyroidism. Her passion is developing recipes low on guilt and high on pleasure while improving the health of her patients.

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