Lunchbreak: Shave Brussels Sprouts Salad

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Erika Schlick, The Trail To Health


Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes


1 lb. Brussels sprouts
2 avocados, diced
½ cup sliced almonds

½ cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons) 
1 tablespoon lemon zest 
½ cup chopped fresh mint leaves 
3 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon  
½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup olive oil


1. Trim off the base of the Brussels sprouts and wash well. Use the slicer blade of a food processor to shave the sprouts thinly and place in a bowl. Alternatively, slice on a mandolin or use a knife.

2. For the Lemon Mint Dressing, Blend the lemon juice with the lemon zest, mint, tarragon, Dijon, and salt in a food processor until smooth. Add in the olive oil and pulse a few more times until emulsified. Serve immediately. If you don’t have a food processor you can blend the dressing with a whisk in a bowl.

3. Add the avocado, sliced almonds and Lemon Mint Dressing, and gently toss until combined.  


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