Brussels Sprout Warm Salad With Spicy Mustard Vinaigrette
An easy and delicious brussels sprout salad that comes together in 20 minutes or less. The slightly spicy vinaigrette can be made in advance and is versatile enough to be used with a variety of veggies and protein.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Keyword Vegan brussels sprout salad
Prep Time 7minutes
Cook Time 5minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Glass bottle with lid, Heavy bottomed saute pan
½lbBrussel Sprouts2 C Trimmed
1Orange/Yellow Bell Pepper
For the Vinaigrette
1TbspWhole Grain Mustard
1Garlic , Small CloveMinced
2TbspExtra Virgin Olive Oil
1TbspApple Cider Vinegar
1/8tspSalt Adjust to taste
½TspHoneyUse as needed
Freshly cracked pepperTo Taste
To Serve (See Notes)
¼CPomegranate seeds / Dried cranberries
¼CPecans / Walnuts
Take a small bottle with a closefitting lid. Combine all the ingredients for the vinaigrette except honey in the bottle. Close the bottle and shake vigorously until everything is mixed well. Taste and add honey if necessary. Close the bottle and set aside until serving.
Remove the leaves from the sprouts until the tight core is left. Slice the core into 3 to 4 pieces. Keep the cores and leaves separate as your work. Slice the bell pepper into ½ cm thick strips. Use about 1 C sliced peppers.
Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a thick bottomed pan. When hot add the sliced brussels sprout cores and cook on high heat for about 30 seconds. Toss and cook for another 30 seconds. Remove from the pan to a bowl. If needed add 1 tbsp of oil to the pan and repeat the process with the separated leaves and bell peppers. Take care not to crowd the pan or overcook the veggies.
Pour the vinaigrette on top of the veggies and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle pomegranate arils and glazed pecans on top
Substitute Dijon mustard or any that you have on hand. After the emulsion is made taste and adjust with salt and honey as necessary.
Thinly sliced carrots are a good substitute for bell peppers.
Assemble the salad just before serving. Refrigerate the leftovers immediately, it stays fresh for a day.
Note: The calories are approximate and calculated without the including the toppings.
For detailed instructions go to https://oventales.com/warm-brussel-sprouts-salad-with-mustard-vinaigrette/ .