Healthy Recipe: Shredded Brussels Sprouts

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe Video

This shredded Brussels sprouts healthy side dish is a delicious option for people who wish to have a low calorie, vegetarian option.  It the perfect recipe for patients on our HRM weight management program or anyone who wants a cold or hot healthy side  that is great for dinner, lunch or on its own.  With all recipes, variety is key, mix it up by using kale, broccoli or cauliflower or different nuts like walnuts or almonds instead.  For a lower fat/vegan option, eliminate the cheese.  Try it cold or hot and have fun with this recipe.


  • 1¼ lb. Brussels sprouts
  • 2 tsp olive oil, divided
  • ½ yellow onion, diced
  • ⅓ cup shelled pistachios, chopped
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • Salt to taste


1. Cut each Brussels sprout in half through the root, then slice thinly.

2. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a large skillet set over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft, 4 to 5 minutes.

3. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon of olive oil to the skillet, then add the Brussels sprouts. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the Brussels sprouts are tender, but still bright green.

4. Stir in the pistachios, dried cranberries, Parmesan cheese and pepper. Taste and season with additional salt, if desired.

5. Transfer to a serving dish and keep warm until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 84 cal Fat: Total Fat 3.8g / Saturated Fat 1.0g

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