A close up of shaved brussels sprouts salad on a lined white plate with sliced avocado and sliced hard boiled egg.

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast & Brunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 389 kcal
Author: Renee Gardner

This shaved Brussels sprouts salad is proof that salads aren't just for summer. Starting with crunchy, raw, Brussels sprouts as the base, this salad is loaded with sweet, smoky, creamy toppings, and a homemade mustard balsamic dressing. It's crisp, crunchy, and perfect for a winter afternoon.

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Ingredients

Salad

  • 8 oz Brussels Sprouts
  • 1/4 cup diced sweet onion
  • 2 slices cooked thick bacon
  • 2 TBSP dried cranberries
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 hard boiled eggs

Mustard Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar
  • 1 TBSP brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp strong yellow mustard
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Wash and thinly slice the Brussels sprouts, discarding the stems. Dice the onion and cooked bacon.

  2. Add all ingredients for the mustard balsamic vinegar into a medium sized bowl and whisk to combine. 

  3. On top of the dressing, add the shaved brussels sprouts, onion, bacon, and cranberries. Toss to thoroughly coat. 

  4. Slice the avocado and hard boiled egg.

  5. Serve the shaved brussels sprouts salad with 1/2 the avocado and 1 sliced hard boiled egg.