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Brussel Sprout Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

0 Minutes





About the Recipe

I love this salad and it was the perfect side to a Thanksgiving meal. It was actually so good that the next day I made it again in a larger quantity and tossed in some grilled chicken. Highly recommend.

I do think it helps to let this salad sit in the dressing for a bit before serving. The flavors come together and it softens the brussel sprouts.

The original recipe came from With Salt & Wit:


1 1/2 cups chopped brussel sprouts

2 Tablespoons toasted chopped walnuts

2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

2 Tablespoons dried cranberries


1 teaspoon dijon mustard

1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup

1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar

sprinkle of salt and pepper


Whisk vinaigrette ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Toss salad ingredients together with vinaigrette. Let sit 10-15 minutes before serving.

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