Calories

200

Protein

4g

Carbs

16g

Fat

14g

You can’t have too many salad recipes that you enjoy, and this salad will even surprise those who disdain Brussels sprouts! These veggies are a hearty stand-in for lettuce and make this salad a delicious side for any fall dinner. We topped everything with tart cranberries, crunchy pecans, and crispy shallots. We then tossed in a delicious, quick-’n-simple vinaigrette. Making your own vinaigrette is typically lower in calories and fat than store bought dressings. You’ll be surprised at how much you love this salad!

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

5 min

Total Time

25 min

Recipe Type: Salad

Serving Size: 1 cup

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

Salad

  • 12 ounces Brussels sprouts
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries or cherries
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 ounces goat cheese

Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1½ tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1½ teaspoons Dijon mustard (gluten free if needed)
  • ¼ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoons pepper

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine all of the vinaigrette ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Remove the tough outer leaves of the Brussels sprouts.
  4. Using a sharp knife or a mandolin with a hand guard, thinly slice the sprouts, removing the cores.
  5. Place the slices in a large bowl.
  6. Add the cranberries and pecans.
  7. In a large skillet, heat up the olive oil.
  8. Add the shallots, then cook until light golden brown.
  9. Remove and place on a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.
  10. Add the shallots and goat cheese to the salad.
  11. Drizzle the salad with the vinaigrette.
  12. Toss until everything is well combined.
  13. Serve immediately or cover and store in the fridge.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 200 (120 from fat)
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 125mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 16g (3g dietary fiber, 10g sugar)
Protein 4g

 

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