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Blueberry Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with spinach, blueberries, almonds, avocado, red onion, feta cheese, and a fresh lemon poppy seed dressing.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keywords easy, homemade dressing
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 326 kcal

Ingredients

For the lemon poppy seed dressing:

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

For the salad:

  • 1 lb. brussels sprouts ends trimmed
  • 3 cups spinach leaves
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 ripe avocados peeled, pitted, and chopped
  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. To make the dressing: In a a small bowl or jar, combine olive oil, lemon juice, honey, mustard, garlic, poppy seeds, salt, and pepper. Whisk or shake until well combined.
  2. To make the salad: First, shave the brussels sprouts. Use a food processor with the slicing attachment and pulse until the brussels sprouts are thinly sliced. You can also use a mandoline or sharp knife if you don't have a food processor.
  3. Place the brussels sprouts and spinach in a large bowl and toss. Add the blueberries, almonds, red onion, avocado, and feta cheese. Drizzle with the lemon poppy seed dressing and toss until the salad is well coated. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve.

Recipe Notes

This salad is best the day it is made, but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Brussels Sprouts Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 326 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 187mg8%
Potassium 665mg19%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1600IU32%
Vitamin C 64.4mg78%
Calcium 118mg12%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.