Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad

Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad

Whether you’re a fan of the brussels sprout or not, we encourage you to try this salad. It has such an enjoyable and hearty crunch to it!  It makes for a quick and easy weeknight side dish and keeps well as leftovers the next day! Any dinner party we attend this salad is always a huge hit! It pairs magnificently with lamb, steak, chicken, ribs or fish and can be enjoyed year round! Further, it is a great way to get kids (big or small) to eat brussels sprouts!

What you will need:

  • 18 oz. brussels sprouts
  • 1 lb cooked bacon; finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Parmesan shavings for garnish

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic; minced
  • juice from half a lemon (approx 3 tbsp)
  • 5 cracks of fresh pepper

 

Directions:

Prep Time: 20 minutes  ◊  Cook Time: 10 minutes

  1. Start by precooking the bacon; chop, then set aside.
  2. Grate or use a slap chop to shred brussels sprouts, transfer to a large bowl. Add bacon and Parmesan. Set aside
  3. To make the dressing, in a small bowl thoroughly mix together mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic and pepper. 
  4. When ready to serve, pour dressing on brussels sprout mixture, toss thoroughly and garnish with shaved Parmesan

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