Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Simply Delicious

This vibrant salad is layered with plenty of crunch and tang and studded with beautiful pomegranate arils. Brussels sprouts are chock full of vitamin K, a key nutrient involved in bone health and blood clotting. Oranges and pomegranate provide a lot of the immune-supportive antioxidant, vitamin C. If you make this salad ahead of time, wait to dress it until 30 minutes before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4-6

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 cups shaved Brussels sprouts (or sub 6 cups chopped kale)
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons champagne vinegar (or sub apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 orange peeled and sliced into horizontal rounds
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils (or sub dried cranberries)
  • 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts or pecans
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese or crumbled feta, optional


  1. Trim off the stem from bottom of each Brussel sprout and remove any outer leaves that are damaged or blemished. Thinly slice the Brussels sprouts using a mandoline or the slicing blade on a food processor. Or you can thinly slice them by hand, but it will take a little more time. Place in a medium bowl and fluff the shredded leaves with your hands.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, champagne (or apple cider vinegar), lemon juice, honey, Dijon, salt and pepper.
  3. Add the oranges slices, pomegranate arils (or dried cranberries), and hazelnuts or pecans to the Brussels sprouts bowl and toss with dressing to taste.
  4. Sprinkle with optional cheese and serve.
Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD

About the Recipe Author

Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD, is an integrative dietitian culinary nutrition expert with nearly two decades of experience working towards improving the health of others. She is passionate about educating others how to harness the healing power of food and healthful lifestyle changes.