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Brussels Sprouts Tacos Recipe

Brussels Sprouts Tacos

Brussels Sprouts Tacos are a unique and delicious vegetarian dish featuring roasted brussels sprouts, creamy lime sauce, and your choice of toppings. Perfect for Taco Tuesdays!

Hello, friend! Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with these delicious Brussels Sprouts Tacos. If you think you’ve seen it all when it comes to tacos, think again!

This recipe takes the humble brussels sprout and transforms it into a star ingredient. Imagine crispy roasted brussels sprouts, tossed in a creamy lime sauce and nestled in warm tortillas with your favorite toppings. It’s a vegetarian delight that’s bursting with flavor and texture.

So, let’s get cooking and create some magic in the kitchen!

Utensils You Need:

Gather these tools to create your taco fiesta:

  1. Baking sheet
  2. Mixing bowl
  3. Small bowl
  4. Whisk or fork

The Recipe

Brussels Sprouts Tacos

Brussels Sprouts Tacos

This recipe features roasted Brussels sprouts, avocado-lime sauce, and your favorite toppings in warm tortillas.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings (2 tacos each)
Calories 250 kcal


  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 small corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup sour cream or plain yogurt (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Your favorite toppings: shredded cheese (optional), pico de gallo, hot sauce, etc.


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).
  • Toss Brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  • Spread Brussels sprouts on a baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned, flipping halfway through.
  • While the sprouts are roasting, prepare the avocado-lime sauce.
  • Mash the avocado in a bowl.
  • Stir in lime juice, cilantro, sour cream or yogurt (if using), salt, and pepper.
  • Warm the tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave.
  • To assemble the tacos, place a few roasted Brussels sprouts in each tortilla.
  • Top with avocado-lime sauce and your favorite toppings.


  1. If you don’t have avocado, you can substitute with hummus or a black bean spread.
  2. Feel free to use any type of cheese you prefer.
  3. For a spicier kick, add a pinch of chili powder or cayenne pepper to the avocado sauce.
Keyword Brussels sprouts, Dinner, easy, healthy, Lunch, tacos, Vegan, vegetarian

Cook method: Roasting, Stovetop

Season: All seasons

Alternative Ingredients:

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below:

Brussels sproutsBroccoli or cauliflower florets
AvocadoGuacamole or mashed sweet potato
Lime juiceLemon juice

What to Serve with Brussels Sprouts Tacos:

You can pair these delicious Brussels Sprouts Tacos with the following:

  • Mexican rice and beans.
  • A fresh salad with a lime vinaigrette dressing.
  • A cold beer or margarita.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I make these tacos ahead of time?

It’s best to assemble the tacos just before serving to keep the tortillas from getting soggy. However, you can roast the Brussels sprouts and prepare the avocado sauce ahead of time.

Can I use frozen Brussels sprouts?

Yes, you can use frozen Brussels sprouts. Roast them for a few extra minutes until they are tender and crispy.

Can I make this recipe vegan?

Yes, simply use a vegan cheese substitute and omit the sour cream or yogurt.

Can I grill or pan-fry the Brussels sprouts?

Yes, grilling or pan-frying are alternative methods to roasting. Grill or pan-fry until the sprouts are tender and slightly charred.

Can I use a different type of tortilla?

Yes, you can use any type of tortilla you like, such as corn, flour, or whole wheat.

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