Go ahead and make room on your thanksgiving grocery list for this crowd-pleasing, warm, dreamy, flavor-popping salad.
Sautéed shredded brussels sprouts, caramelized shallots, toasted walnuts, sweet pomegranate seeds, and vegan parmesan, all mixed in with my favorite lemon-dijon dressing.
This salad is everything you wish for in a holiday spread.There is so much flavor that even the kid’s table might go back for seconds. A dish with a punch of nourishment with every bite? Sign me up.
large saute pan
stove mixing bowl
1/3 cup avocado or extra virgin olive oil 2.5 tbsp white wine vinegar 2 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tbsp maple syrup (more to taste) Dash water ½ tsp Himalayan pink sea salt ( more to taste) Few pinches black pepper
Salad 1 cup walnuts, rough chopped
1 tbsp olive oil 2 shallots, diced 4 cups shredded brussels sprouts 2 cups shredded kale ( de-stemmed ) 3/4 cup pomegranate seeds salt pepper 1/2 cup vegan parmesan ( optional )
In a dressing container or mixing bowl, whisk all dressing ingredients together. Once thoroughly mixed, taste and adjust the salt/pepper or sweetness with maple syrup. Set aside while you prepare your salad.
In a large sauté pan toast your walnuts over low heat for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant and darker in color. Once done, remove from the pan and set aside.
Warm your olive oil in the same large skillet over low/medium heat. Add your shallots and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until translucent.
Add in your Brussels sprouts and kale and sauté for another 4-5 minutes over medium heat or until your Brussels sprouts/ kale begins to soften.
Reduce heat to low and add in desired amount of dressing and a pinch more salt. Toss well.
Stir in your walnuts, pomegranate seeds, and parmesan. Taste and adjust any more salt or pepper.
Serve straight from the skillet or plate onto a serving platter and serve warm!