Autumn Brussels Sprouts Salad

Enjoy the fresh, unique flavor of raw Brussels sprouts in this tasty fall-inspired salad. A perfect complementary side dish for a cozy autumn meal!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound trimmed Brussels sproutsAutumn Brussels Sprouts Salad1.jpg
  • 1 apple, diced
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ⅓ cup toasted and chopped pecans
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ Tablespoon lemon zest
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 slices cooked turkey bacon, finely chopped

Directions

  1. Thinly slice Brussels sprouts using a mandoline or food processor fitted with a slicer attachment and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add diced apple, Parmesan cheese, pecans, and dried cranberries.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, cayenne, maple syrup, salt, and black pepper.
  4. Drizzle over salad and gently toss to coat.
  5. Portion out 1 cup servings and top each with chopped turkey bacon.

Nutrition Information

Serves 7

Per 1 cup serving
Calories: 188
Total Fat:  11 g
   Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium:  269 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  19 g|
   Dietary Fiber:  4 g
   Sugars:  13 g
Protein:  6 g