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Skillet Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

Skillet Brussel sprouts and sweet potatoes are a super quick and easy side dish to serve with chicken, steak, turkey, or pork!

Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 186 kcal


  • ½ sweet onion finely diced
  • 1 green bell pepper finely diced
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes peeled, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 pound Brussel sprouts ends trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sriracha sauce or hot sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground sage
  • Parsley optional


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat add 2 tablespoons olive oil, onion, and bell pepper. Sauté for 2-3 minutes or until onions begin to become slightly translucent.
  2. Add additional olive oil and sweet potatoes. Sauté for 6-8 minutes.
  3. Add Brussel sprouts and cook for 3-4 minutes covered, or until Brussel sprouts are almost tender.
  4. While vegetables are cooking whisk together garlic, syrup, vinegar, sriracha sauce, salt, and ground sage in a medium-sized bowl.
  5. Add sauce to skillet, making sure to scrape the bottom of the pan to loosen up any bits. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until potatoes and sprouts are completely cooked.
  6. Serve as a side dish with a sprinkle or parsley or in a cassava flour tortilla for a vegan and Paleo taco and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*6 Weight Watcher's Points/serving.

Nutrition Facts
Skillet Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 402mg17%
Potassium 608mg17%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 11380IU228%
Vitamin C 83.7mg101%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.