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Brussels sprout pesto with spiralized sweet potato is a brilliant way of using up any left over sprouts. Quick to make, tasty, and low cost too, use this Brussels sprout pesto recipe to make sure that nothing goes to waste this Christmas!

Brussels Sprout Pesto with Spiralized Sweet Potato

Brussels sprout pesto with spiralized sweet potato is a brilliant way of using up any leftover sprouts
Course Dinner
Cuisine International, Spiralizer
Keyword brussels sprout pesto, leftover brussels sprouts recipe, pesto made from brussels sprout
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 406kcal
Author Neil


For the baked spiralized sweet potatoes: -

  • 500 g spiralized sweet potato
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

For the spinach pesto: -

  • 190 g Brussels Sprouts halved
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 30 g pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Freshly ground salt and pepper
  • 3 tsp Freshly grated Parmesan plus more for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 200C fan.
  • Place the spiralized sweet potato in a large bowl, add the olive oil and mix everything together ensuring all of the potato is coated.
  • Place onto a lightly greased baking tray and bake for 10 – 15 minutes until crispy, but not burnt!
  • Whilst the potatoes are baking, make the spinach pesto.
  • Put the Brussels sprouts into a saucepan, pour boiling water from a kettle over them, add a little salt and bring the water back to the boil. Allow to cook for about 5 minutes or until just tender.
  • Empty the sprouts into a colander and immediately rinse with cold water.
  • Put the cooled Brussels sprouts, garlic and olive oil into a food processor.
  • Pulse all together until pureed then add the pine nuts and the lemon juice and pulse again until completely pureed and then season to taste.
  • Transfer to a bowl stir in the Parmesan cheese.
  • When the potatoes are cooked, divide equally between plates and top with 2 tbsp. of the Brussels Sprout Pesto.
  • Garnish with some freshly grated Parmesan cheese and serve!


Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.9g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 29.9g | Saturated Fat: 4.3g | Cholesterol: 2.4mg | Sodium: 631.7mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6.8g | Vitamin A: 5050IU | Vitamin C: 64.4mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 2.2mg