Raw Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Raw Shaved Brussels  Sprouts Salad

All you need:

1 ½ pounds Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed 

1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted 

½ cup dried cherries 

½ cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, plus more for garnish

¼ cup olive oil

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

Juice of 1 lemon 

Freshly ground black pepper 

All you do:

Slice Brussels sprouts thinly (or use the slicing blade on a food processor). Place in a large mixing bowl. 

Add walnuts, dried cherries and cheese to the bowl. 

In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, vinegar and lemon juice together. Pour over the salad. Season lightly with freshly ground black pepper and toss gently to combine. 

Transfer the salad to a serving dish and garnish with more freshly grated cheese. Serves 6 (as a side dish).

Chef Jen Plaggemars

By Jen Plaggemars, private chef, registered dietitian and owner of Chef Jen LLC