Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

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Mixed with Honeycrisp apples, pecorino Romano cheese, pine nuts, and dried currants, this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad has become one of my favorite side salad recipes. I think you’re going to love it too!

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

I have been wanting to make this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad for years. Yes, years. There is a little Italian restaurant a few miles down the road from where I live and they used to have a Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad on their menu. It was love at first bite. The combination of flavors is just spot on. Here’s why:

  •  The brussels sprouts lend a fresh earthiness.
  • The apples and currants add a tart sweetness.
  • The pecorino Romano cheese is creamy and salty.
  • The pine nuts add crunch and toastiness.

See what I mean? The perfect combination!

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This is a salad recipe that can be served all year long, but I especially love it in the fall when you can get delicious, in-season apples. Plus, because I feel like the fall is loaded with heavy, filling recipes, a bright and fresh salad is a welcomed addition.

I also love how easy this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad is to put together. The only thing that takes a bit of time (but honestly not that long) is slicing up the Brussels sprouts. I prefer to do this by hand with a knife, but you could use a mandoline or food processor if you wanted. You can also purchase pre-sliced Brussels sprouts, but they don’t feel as fresh as I’d like for this particular recipe.

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I’m happy to report that, even without the recipe from the restaurant, I was able to almost identically recreate this salad that I enjoy so much! I think this might become a staple in my refrigerator. It makes the perfect side for dinner and doubles as a healthy lunch recipe too.

Want to give it a try? Let me walk you through the recipe.

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How to Make Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad:

In a large bowl, add the sliced Brussels sprouts, pine nuts, dried currants, cubed pecorino Romano cheese, and chopped Honeycrisp apples. For your convenience, I’ve shared the full recipe with detailed ingredient amounts in a printable recipe card below.

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In a small bowl, prepare the dressing by whisking together the extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

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Pour the dressing onto the salad and toss gently. Combine until well mixed and everything is coated with the dressing.

Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.

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Don’t you just love a recipe where most of the “work” is just tossing everything together?

If you’re looking for a delicious seasonal side or fall salad recipe, you need to give this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad recipe a try! You won’t be disappointed.

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad Recipe:

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

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Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, bread salad, brussels sprouts, pine nuts, shaved brussels sprouts
Servings: 6
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Mixed with Honeycrisp apples, pecorino Romano cheese, pine nuts, and dried currants, this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad has become one of my favorite side salad recipes. I think you're going to love it too!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts - trimmed and sliced
  • 3/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup dried currants
  • 1/3 pound pecorino Romano cheese - cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1 medium Honeycrisp apple - cored and chopped finely
Dressing:

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add the sliced Brussels sprouts, pine nuts, dried currants, cubed pecorino Romano cheese, and chopped Honeycrisp apples.
  • In a small bowl, prepare the dressing by whisking together the extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Pour the dressing onto the salad and toss gently. Combine until well mixed and everything is coated with the dressing.
  • Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 384kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 13gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 546mgPotassium: 549mgFiber: 5gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 705IUVitamin C: 68mgCalcium: 321mgIron: 3mg
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Comments

  • Julie J at

    Looks yummy! What main dish do you serve this with? Would it go well with grilled bratwurst? Thank you for the creative presentation.

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      You can serve it with whatever you’d like. Bratwurst would be great!

      xo Michael

  • Diane at

    Great recipe, will try soon! Thanks for all your inspiration, I enjoy your posts

  • Rachel Harper at

    I love brussel sprouts and can’t wait to try this recipe. Would you mind if I shared a link to your recipe on my Sunday’s Dirt Road Adventures? I will give you full credit.

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Thank you so much! Full recipes are for my site only. You’re welcome to share a link to my blog for the full recipe.

      xo Michael

      • Rachel Harper at

        Michael,
        That is what I was planning to do. Just a link to your blog post, not recipe itself. Is that acceptable. Here is the actual mention for your review. Y’all I love brussels sprouts and can’t wait to try this – Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad (YUM) from Michael at Inspired By Charm

        • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

          Sounds awesome! Thank you so much! Shares are so helpful.

          xo Michael

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