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Shaved Brussels and Pear Salad with Manchego

Shaved Brussels and Pear Salad with Manchego

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.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 261kcal


  • 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
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 red Bartlett or anjou pear sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup grated Manchego cheese


  • Holding each Brussels sprout by stem end, cut into very thin slices using slicer. Toss in a bowl to separate layers.
  • 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.
  • Add remaining salad ingredients; toss to combine.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 418mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 15g