Brussels sprouts are one of my favorite veggies, so I’m excited to share a new way to prepare them! Usually brussels sprouts are cooked, but this recipe you will actually eat them raw. You will be surprised at how delicious raw brussels sprouts can be when they are combined with a tad bit of dressing to take away some of their bitterness. Brussels sprouts are part of the cruciferous vegetable family, a family of vegetables that are packed with phytonutrients

  • Prep Time15 min
  • Cook Time10 min
  • Total Time25 min
  • Yield1
  • Serving Size1
  • Energy290 cal
  • Cuisine
    • American
  • Course
    • Salad
    • Snack
  • Suitable for Diet
    • Vegetarian
    • Low Salt
    • Reboot Program
    • Weight Loss Program
    • Lifestyle Program

ingredients

For the Salad

  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, shaved
  • ½ apple, sliced thin
  • 1/2 avocado, cubed
  • 2 tbsp slivered almonds

For the Dressing

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

1

Holding the brussel sprouts by the stem, slice brussel sprouts very thinly either using a knife or a grater, put all brussel sprouts into a bowl..

2

Wash and slice the apple, half the avocado, remove pit and scoop out of skin, then dice and add to the brussels sprouts and toss together.

3

In a separate dish, mix together the ingredients for the dressing and toss over the salad, then using a spoon or tongs, mix the salad thoroughly with the dressing.

4

Optional to add slivered almonds or vegan parmesan cheese.

5

Serve and enjoy!

Additions & Substitutions

Weight Loss & Lifestyle Program:

Add in one of the following lean proteins/serving:

  • Add 3-4 oz chicken or tofu
  • Add 4-6 oz fish
  • Serving Size1
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories290
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat26 g33.33%
  • Cholesterol0 mg0%
  • Sodium160 mg6.96%
  • Total Carbohydrate9 g3.27%
  • Dietary Fiber7 g25%
  • Total Sugars5 g
  • Protein3 g6%

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