Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Brussels sprouts, Pomegranate, and Apple Salad

Brussels sprouts, Pomegranate, Apple, Goat cheese and Maple vinaigrette salad

That was a mouthful. Are you looking for a healthy dish to serve with Thanksgiving? If so this may be it. A few weeks ago I was in New York City for a long weekend with family.  For dinner one night I got a Brussels sprouts salad that was amazing.

It was simple ingredients tossed together. I knew I wanted to try and recreate it at home.  I really went easy with this recipe. I got pre-shredded Brussels sprouts, pomegranate seeds and goat cheese crumbles all from Trader Joe's.  I only had to chop up the apple.

I dressed the salad with this maple vinaigrette.  We ate the first batch right away but had some leftovers.  A few hours later at dinner we finished it off. The second helping was much more flavorful than the first after the vinaigrette was absorbed into the Brussels sprouts a bit more.

Brussels sprouts, Pomegranate, Apple, Goat cheese and Maple vinaigrette salad

by Emily Morris
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Keywords: raw salad brussels sprouts apple maple syrup
Ingredients (serves 4)
  • 1 16oz package of shredded Brussels Sprouts
  • 1 crisp apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese crumbles
  • 1 maple vinaigrette recipe
Place first four ingredients into a large bowl and toss till combined.

Top with dressing.
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  1. Oh, wow, does this sound amazing! And just my kind of salad! Now I have to decide whether to roast my Brussels sprouts for Thanksgiving or shred them for salad :)

  2. Maple vinaigrette sounds so yummy with goat cheese! This would be perfect to serve with a heavy Thanksgiving feast.

  3. Hmmmm, this is wonderful. So fresh and I love the use of maple vinaigrette in the salad. So yummy. Happy Thanksgiving :)

  4. This looks so good and I've been looking for a good Thanksgiving green dish. Thank you for sharing!

    atelier zozo


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