Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad (A Seat at the Table)

I’ve been seeing quite a few raw brussels sprout salads, so it was finally time to try making one.  This salad is refreshing, tart and tangy, salty, and crunchy.  It’s absolutely delicious.  It’s a simple and fantastic winter salad.  Since kale is hearty I think leftovers would hold up pretty well.  The dressing makes quite a bit, so you’ve got leftovers for numerous salads.  I used smoked almonds because I think they taste like bacon.  If you prefer, you can fry up some bacon to crumble on top.  You definitely don’t want to wait too long to make this salad.

Kale and Brussels Sprout SaladKale and Brussels Sprout Salad (A Seat at the Table)

Serves 4

Adapted from Sugar and Grace

  • 4 cups thinly sliced kale, stems removed (about 1/2 bunch)
  • 1 lb Brussels sprout, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup smoked almonds, chopped
  • few Parmesan shavings
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

In a large bowl, combine kale, Brussels sprout, smoked almonds, and Parmesan shavings.  In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, mustard, shallot, garlic, and olive oil.  Taste and adjust seasoning to taste.  Drizzle a few spoonfuls of dressing on to the salad and toss.

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One thought on “Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

  1. This is such an easy but delicious salad and leftovers keep. The dressing is good on everything. Adds a bright pop to any meal.

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