Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings
In this salad, sweet and tart apples are combined with shredded Brussels sprouts. Crunchy hazelnuts add a flavorful finishing touch. An ideal side dish for a fall meal, the seasonal sprouts, fruit, and nuts are tossed in a sweet and tangy maple lemon vinaigrette.
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 pound Brussels sprouts, stemmed and thinly sliced or shredded
- ½ cup julienned or thinly sliced Granny Smith apple
- ½ cup julienned or thinly sliced Fuji apple
- ½ cup toasted Oregon hazelnuts, chopped
In a small bowl, whisk together all the vinaigrette ingredients until combined into smooth dressing and set aside.
Heat ½ tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add the shredded Brussels sprouts and cook, stirring constantly for 60 to 90 seconds; Just until the greens glisten in the oil and barely begin to wilt. Transfer the Brussels sprouts to a bowl, allow to cool.
Add the sliced apple to the bowl. Pour in dressing and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with the hazelnuts. Serve salad at room temperature.