Apr. 24, 2021

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Apple Bacon Salad

When you're tired of the same old salad, this one with Brussels sprouts, Autumn Glory apple, and candied pecans is the perfect swap! Drizzled with a yummy, tangy, apple vinaigrette that is super easy to whip up and is a delicious addition to the dish. This recipe works great for a dinner side dish or even for weekly lunch meal prep.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs brussels sprouts, washed, dried, and sliced thinly
  • ½ cup candied pecans
  • 2 Autumn Glory apples, thinly sliced or diced
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup dairy-free feta, crumbled
  • ⅓ cup dried cherries or cranberries (optional)
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Cracked black pepper to taste

Easy Apple Vinaigrette

  • ½ Autumn Glory apple, diced
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons light agave nectar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 5 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Cracked black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Slice brussels sprouts as thinly as you can with a sharp knife or mandolin.
  2. Coat a large wok or skillet with non-stick cooking spray and set it to medium heat.
  3. Once hot, add Brussels sprouts and continuously toss around for approx. 2 minutes. Remove from heat, before Brussels sprouts wilt, make sure they keep their color and texture.
  4. Add all salad ingredients to a large mixing bowl and toss together.
  5. Add dressing if desired and toss/coat salad again well.

Recipe created by Fit Foodie Le for Superfresh Growers.

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