Brussels Sprouts Leaf Salad

This Just In! I have a new favorite way to enjoy brussels sprouts!

Some of you may know, that the brussels sprouts are one of my all time favorite vegetables. I make them a very specific, tried & true way over & over again and I love them – Balsamic Brussels Sprouts – have been a go-to dish of mine for the past few years. But now there is a new brussels sprouts dish in town!

The Brussels Sprouts Leaf Salad a la Pamela Salzman to be exact.

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I saw this dish the other day & immediately bookmarked it to make for myself. I am obsessed with the fact that I now have a new favorite way to enjoy one of my favorite greens!

 

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To Make the Dressing: 

In a small bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot, 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon raw honey, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon sea salt and pepper.  Continue whisking while slowly drizzling in the 1/2 up olive oil

To Make the Salad:

In a large pot of salted  boiling water, blanch 2 lbs of washed/cored/leaves separated brussels sprouts (discard the core) until they are a vibrant green (less than 2 min).  Drain and immediately submerge the leaves in ice water to stop the cooking.  Drain and dry well.

In a large serving bowl, toss the Brussels sprout leaves, 6 tablespoons dried cherries, 6 tablespoons almonds and vinaigrette to lightly moisten the salad.  Serve & Enjoy!

 

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Enjoy this salad at any family gathering & it is sure to steal the show!

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Do you have a favorite brussels sprouts recipe? Please share! 

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3 Comments

  • Reply Patty O December 28, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    That salad looks absolutely beautiful – the leaves are so pretty and fresh looking Must try it – thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Pamela December 29, 2012 at 11:46 am

    Thanks for the mention! I am obsessed with brussels sprouts too. If you like this recipe, you must try the raw brussels sprouts salad I posted recently — so delish!

    • Reply Leslie January 3, 2013 at 9:43 am

      Thanks Pamela – I will totally try that one out too! Looks amazing!

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