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Maple Brussels Sprouts Salad – Spiced Maple Brussels Sprouts


This maple brussels sprouts salad is a dreamy facet dish for autumn or your Thanksgiving desk. Shredded brussels, dried cherries, parmesan and toasted pine nuts are drizzled with a spiced maple French dressing. Scrumptious!

That is how I’ll be consuming inexperienced for the remainder of the season. 

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I imply, does something sound extra autumnal harvest than a spiced maple brussels sprouts salad?! 

I believe not. 

This brussels salad is stuffed with dried cherries, toasted pine nuts, shaved parmesan and a scrumptious almost-drinkable maple French dressing that has a touch of fall taste. 

It’s crunchy and loaded with texture. And it makes a superb complement to nearly anything in your Thanksgiving plate! 

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Aspect dishes are all the trend on Thanksgiving at our home. They’re what I like essentially the most. And whereas I’ll hardly ever stray from the classics, brussels sprouts dish can at all times slot in someplace on the desk.

Since I didn’t develop up consuming brussels sprouts on Thanksgiving (my mother STILL can’t imagine I like them), there isn’t a conventional or basic dish for us to make.

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Which I secretly love, as a result of it means I could make all kinds of various brussels dishes to strive. I’ve made an unimaginable brussels gratin earlier than, many many brussels sprouts salads and even brussels fritters

There are such a lot of good choices.

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One in all these causes I like this salad is as a result of it’s extremely straightforward. You shave, shred or slice the brussels sprouts and that’s it – no cooking required. Plus, your complete salad tastes higher because it sits. It marinates within the dressing and all bitterness and chunk go away the brussels.

It’s additionally loaded with elements that most individuals get pleasure from.

We’ve got:

Toasted pine nuts. Although every other toasted nut you get pleasure from will work. 

Dried cherries or cranberries.

Shaved parmesan.

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And that’s it! It’s easy and simple, however very flavorful. 

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I take advantage of my basic maple French dressing for this salad, however I add in a pinch of allspice and cardamom. Oh my gosh – it warms up the dressing a lot and makes it even lovelier than regular. Tangy, a touch of maple sweetness and spiced effectively with an added depth of taste excellent for fall. 

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The elements on this salad are similar to my brussels sprouts slaw, and that goes with absolutely anything. Each of those are such a beautiful facet dish or a simple base salad. You’ll be able to throw absolutely anything else into the bowl that you simply like!

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Spiced Maple Brussels Sprouts Salad

Brussels Salad with Spiced Maple French dressing

This maple brussels sprouts salad is a dreamy facet dish for autumn or your Thanksgiving desk. Shredded brussels, dried cherries, parmesan and toasted pine nuts are drizzled with a spiced maple French dressing. Scrumptious!

  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • 1 pound uncooked brussels sprouts, stems eliminated and sliced or shredded
  • ½ cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • ½ cup shaved parmesan cheese
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • Warmth the pine nuts in a nonstick skillet over medium-low warmth. Don’t take your eyes off them! Stir and prepare dinner till they flip golden and develop into aromatic, about 6 to eight minutes. Take away from the warmth.

  • Place the brussels in a big bowl. Drizzle with just a few tablespoons of dressing and toss. Let the brussels sit for five to 10 minutes.

  • Add within the pine nuts, dried fruit and parmesan. Add a pinch of salt and pepper and toss. Style and season extra if wanted. Take pleasure in!

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  • Whisk collectively the vinegar, maple syrup, garlic, allspice, nutmeg, cardamom, an enormous pinch of salt and pepper and the crushed pink pepper flakes. Whisk within the olive oil till emulsified. This stays nice within the fridge in a sealed container.

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So.a lot.crunch.

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