Healthy Brussel Sprouts Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

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Healthy Brussel Sprouts Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe.  Shaved Brussels sprouts recipe salad with kale, pomegranate and pecans to boost the nutrition a bit. I top the salad with a shallot vinaigrette dressing that is so refreshing, fresh and tangy. It’s the perfect salad dressing for just about any vegetable, especially greens like these Brussels sprouts.  Brussels sprouts are a good source of Vitamin C, folate, fiber, antioxidants, protein, iron and potassium.  Pretty impressive for boosting your overall health. Also check out another delicious Brussel Sprouts recipe.

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This brussel sprouts salad is absolutely packed with nutrients that will do wonders for your skin, too.  When people think of the benefits of foods they often think about the heart, digestive system, muscles bones and other internal organs, but not their skin.  I oftentimes do  the same, it’s only natural.  Similarly if you ask someone how well they treat their skin they’ll likely only think of sunblock, moisturizers and other creams.  Be mindful that the food you eat is very much correlated to the healthiness for all parts of your body, inside and out.  Tomatoes, nuts and salmon are foods that do wonders for the whole body, including the skin.  Some foods that benefit the skin may however surprise you, like chocolate.

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Brussel Sprouts Salad with Kale and Pomegranate
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 


Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
For salad dressing:
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 fresh lemon juiced (add more according to your liking)
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey (add more according to your liking)
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 shallots chopped
  • salt/pepper to taste
For salad:
  • 2 cups shaved brussel sprouts
  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • 1/2 apple
  • 4 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
  • unsalted pecans
  • optional parmesan cheese
  • fresh mint leaves
Instructions
To make salad dressing:
  1. Mix lemon, honey, white wine vinegar, mustard and shallots in a small bowl. Slowly add olive oil and keep stirring until well blended. Season with salt/pepper to taste. 

To make and serve salad:
  1. Prepare the shaved Brussels Sprouts, Kale, Apple, Pomegranate and Pecan in a mixing salad bowl. Add generous amount of salad dressing. Serve immediately.

  2. Optional : Grated Parmesan cheese and fresh mint leaves upon serving

 

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17 Comments

  • Reply
    Jeanette
    Feb 28, 2017 at 11:06 am

    I actually never thought about shredding a brussels sprout. Actually a really good idea! I am looking for healthy ways to eat better and this might be one way to do that.

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    Jennifer L Johnson
    Feb 28, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    My daughter is dying to Brussels sprouts!! I had no idea that you could shred them I need to try this out for her.

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    Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle
    Feb 28, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    That sounds really good. I love Brussels sprouts, but I’ve never tried them in a salad before. I can’t wait to try this.

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    Debra @ Traveling Well for Less
    Feb 28, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    Oooh.Yummy. Brussels sprouts are so good for you. I love to roast them up with root vegetables. Never had them in a salad before.

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    Paula Schuck
    Feb 28, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    Om nom nom nom. I’m all about the veggies, so I can’t wait to try this. Brussels sprouts have such a great flavor anyway.

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    Dogvills
    Feb 28, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    What a pretty salad. I love Brussels sprouts, but I never had them in a salad. I should try this.

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    Ann Bacciaglia
    Mar 1, 2017 at 7:03 am

    I have been looking for healthy recipes to try. This looks so delicious and easy to make. I wil have to get the ingredients I need to make some this weekend.

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    Melissa Dixon
    Mar 1, 2017 at 7:18 am

    This looks really good! I would love to try out the salad to see if I can get my daughter to eat her veggies.

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    Jesica H
    Mar 1, 2017 at 11:53 am

    I am into trying new salads and other recipes! This looks so good! I am not sure I have ever had brussel sprouts before!

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    uprunforlife
    Mar 1, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    This sounds like a power packed salad. I personally don’t care for brussel sprouts so I would have to find a substitute.

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    My Teen Guide
    Mar 1, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    It’s really perfect to my 21 days diet! I wanna try it this weekend. Bookmarked your recipe.

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    Tami @ ThisMomsDelight
    Mar 2, 2017 at 4:51 am

    We don’t eat brussel sprouts very often. Gonna have to give this one a taste test.

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    Destany
    Mar 2, 2017 at 4:57 am

    Brussels Sprouts have always been one food I’ve not been able to eat. I just don’t like the taste. Maybe shredding it up and mixing with other stuff might be the answer.

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    Cathy Mini
    Mar 2, 2017 at 6:57 am

    This salad looks incredible! Definitely going to save this recipe and make this for some of our summer cookouts. Thanks!

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    krystal
    Mar 2, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    I can never find a way to enjoy kale, but I bet tossed in this dressing it would be awesome. Looks healthy and perfect for a spring lunch!

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    wildish jess
    Mar 3, 2017 at 1:36 pm

    I don’t eat brussell sprouts nor kale but this looks so pretty! I’m sure it tastes great!

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