Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Updated on January 24, 2019
Lisabean2202 profile image

Lisa is a lover of good books, good food, good people, and good health.

Yummy Brussels Sprouts!

Everything is better when it's grilled!
Everything is better when it's grilled!

Grilling Brussels sprouts is one of the best ways to cook them, in my opinion. They're slightly crispy on the edges, but still soft on the inside, and the flavors are just right. You can customize these with or without the balsamic reduction to please even the pickiest eaters in your home!

Not only do Brussels sprouts taste great, but they're healthy, too. Benefits may include boosting the immune system, improving digestion, balancing hormone levels, lowering inflammation, and improving bone strength.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and halved
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • Pinch salt and pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar reduction (or plain basalmic vinegar)

Instructions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high heat (or oven to 375 degrees F). Prepare ingredients by cutting the Brussels sprouts in half as well as trimming the bottom. Discard any outer leaves that fall off or that are discolored.
  2. Place Brussels into a bowl and add oil and spices. Stir to coat. (If you are using an oven rather than a grill, skip to step 10.)
  3. Create a foil pouch by laying one strip of tin foil across another. Then place the Brussels sprouts in the middle of the pouch.
  4. Before folding the pouch, make sure the Brussels are in one flat layer to ensure even cooking on the grill.
  5. Place Brussels sprouts pouch on the grill and let cook for 8 minutes. Flip and cook for another 8 minutes.
  6. Remove from the grill and open pouch, carefully watching for steam. Using a fork, test for doneness. If sprouts are fork-tender, remove from heat. Otherwise, fold back up and cook in small increments until cooked to your desired doneness.
  7. Once the sprouts are cooked, pour them carefully into a bowl and drizzle with balsamic vinegar reduction or plain balsamic vinegar. You may also choose to leave them plain if you have kids that don't like sauce.
  8. Alternatively, you can add 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar to the sprouts before grilling, but I found that the pouch leaked onto the grill and made a mess when I tried it this way.
  9. Serve and enjoy!
  10. *If you are using an oven instead a grill, prepare the Brussels sprouts in the same way but instead of making a tin-foil pouch, place the sprouts directly on a baking sheet. Alternatively, if you'd like to try tin-foil pouch method, you can place the pouch on the baking sheet.

Do you like Brussels sprouts?

See results

What Did You Think?

5 stars from 2 ratings of Grilled Brussels Sprouts
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 4
Calories 147
Calories from Fat99
% Daily Value *
Fat 11 g17%
Saturated fat 2 g10%
Carbohydrates 12 g4%
Sugar 4 g
Fiber 4 g16%
Protein 4 g8%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 30 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Questions & Answers

    Comments

    Submit a Comment
    • Lisabean2202 profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa Bean 

      6 months ago from Nevada

      I didn't use to love them but I do now! :)

    • NaturallyInspired profile image

      Jennifer C 

      6 months ago

      I love brussels sprouts! This sounds like a great idea for a summer bbq. Yum!

    • Pamela99 profile image

      Pamela Oglesby 

      6 months ago from Sunny Florida

      I think this recipe sounds like a great way to cook brussel sprouts, which I do like.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, delishably.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://delishably.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)