Shaved Brussels and Pear Salad with Manchego
Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: 4 servings
Shaved brussels and pear salad with pumpkin seeds, golden raisins, and Manchego cheese tossed in a punchy lemon-Dijon vinaigrette. This simple salad makes delicious use of fall produce and comes together in a flash.
  • 1 lb. Brussels sprouts, any discolored leaves discarded and stems left intact
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. pure maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 red Bartlett or anjou pear, sliced thin
  • ¼ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ⅓ cup grated Manchego cheese
  1. Holding each Brussels sprout by stem end, cut into very thin slices using slicer. Toss in a bowl to separate layers.
  2. In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients: olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon, maple syrup, salt, and pepper; stir with a whisk. Pour over Brussels; toss to combine.
  3. Add remaining salad ingredients; toss to combine.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼th of recipe Calories: 261 Fat: 14 gm Saturated fat: 4 gm Carbohydrates: 28 gm Sugar: 15 gm Sodium: 418 mg Fiber: 7 gm Protein: 9 gm
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