Monday, March 11, 2019

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Perfect healthy side for any celebration not to mention it's just plain pretty.

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
The Real Food Dietitians adapted

1            pkg. of whole Brussels sprouts and cut thinly with knife or pre-shredded
1/2         cup red onion, small dice
1/3         cup dried cherries
1/3         cup sliced almonds, toasted or pecans
4            oz. vegan Feta cheese or other vegan cheese, diced
              Citrus Vinaigrette

1            small orange, juiced
1            teaspoon orange zest
1            lemon, juiced
2            tablespoon finely minced shallots (or sub. With 1 T. minced garlic)
1            teaspoon yellow mustard
3/4         cup avocado or olive oil
2             teaspoons fresh thyme, minced (may substitute an equal amount of tarragon,
              basil, rosemary or oregano or 1 t. dried herbs of choice)
              salt and pepper to taste

Shred Brussels sprouts using the shredding blade of a food processor or slice thinly with a knife.

Place Brussels sprouts in a large bowl and combine with diced red onion, cherries, nuts and optional vegan cheese.

Wisk together vinaigrette ingredients.

Add vinaigrette immediately before serving and toss well to coat.

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