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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!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Add additional olive oil and sweet potatoes. Sauté for 6-8 minutes.
  • Add Brussel sprouts and cook for 3-4 minutes covered, or until Brussel sprouts are almost tender.
  • While vegetables are cooking whisk together garlic, syrup, vinegar, sriracha sauce, salt, and ground sage in a medium-sized bowl.
  • 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.
  • Serve as a side dish with a sprinkle or parsley or in a cassava flour tortilla for a vegan and Paleo taco and enjoy!


*6 Weight Watcher's Points/serving.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 402mg | Potassium: 608mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 11380IU | Vitamin C: 83.7mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1.7mg