Shaved Brussel Sprout and Apple Salad

Brussel sprouts don’t just have to be cooked. When shaved or sliced very thinly, they’re delish in salads, like this one. Crunchy tart apples, pecans, and a bright dijon lemon vinaigrette allow this salad to be quite the crowd pleaser. And you know, Thanksgiving is right around the corner- this would be an easy way to get some non starchy veggies in.

Shaved Brussel Sprout and Apple Salad

Serves 6-8 appetizer portions  

Shopping List

  • One 16 ounce bag of shaved Brussel sprouts
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, diced
  • 2 tbsp chopped pecans
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/3 cup of neutral flavored oil like grapeseed or canola  
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced  
  • 1-2 tsp champagne vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard (eye ball it) 
  • kosher salt and pepper


Place the sprouts, apples, and pecans in a bowl.   

In another small bowl, whisk together the shallots, oil, vinegar, lemon, mustard, and a heavy pinch of kosher salt and a few grinds of black pepper.  

Pour the dressing on top of the sprouts, apples, and pecans. Stir to combine and allow to sit in the fridge for a couple of hours before serving.