Brussels Sprouts Salad with Cherries and Toasted Walnuts

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Crunchy, sweet, and tart with every bite. This festive salad is perfect for a holiday feast.

Ingredients

 ½ cup walnuts
 1 pound Brussels sprouts (4 cups), washed and trimmed or 2 10 ounce packages of shaved Brussels sprouts
 ½ cup sweet red onion, thinly sliced
 ½ cup dried tart cherries
 1 tablespoon lemon zest
 2 ounces feta cheese, vegan or dairy

Instructions

1

Toast the walnuts in a single layer in a large skillet (no oil) on medium heat. Stir often, toasting for 7-8 minutes or until fragrant and lightly brown. Be careful not to burn. This can happen easily. Remove from the heat and place on a plate to stop cooking. Coarsely chop and set aside.

2

Shred the Brussels sprouts using the shredding blade in a food processor or slice thinly with a knife.

3

Place the shredded sprouts in a large bowl and combine with the onions, cherries, toasted walnuts, lemon zest, and dressing. Toss well to combine.

4

Crumble or dice the feta cheese. Sprinkle on the salad and serve.

Serves 6

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Ingredients

 ½ cup walnuts
 1 pound Brussels sprouts (4 cups), washed and trimmed or 2 10 ounce packages of shaved Brussels sprouts
 ½ cup sweet red onion, thinly sliced
 ½ cup dried tart cherries
 1 tablespoon lemon zest
 2 ounces feta cheese, vegan or dairy

Directions

1

Toast the walnuts in a single layer in a large skillet (no oil) on medium heat. Stir often, toasting for 7-8 minutes or until fragrant and lightly brown. Be careful not to burn. This can happen easily. Remove from the heat and place on a plate to stop cooking. Coarsely chop and set aside.

2

Shred the Brussels sprouts using the shredding blade in a food processor or slice thinly with a knife.

3

Place the shredded sprouts in a large bowl and combine with the onions, cherries, toasted walnuts, lemon zest, and dressing. Toss well to combine.

4

Crumble or dice the feta cheese. Sprinkle on the salad and serve.

Serves 6

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Cherries and Toasted Walnuts