Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad or is it a Slaw?

Brussels Sprout Salad or Slaw by Carole's Chatter

I am always trying to find new ways to use Brussels Sprouts.  In this Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad they are used raw – which has to be good for you, right?  And I think that most people wouldn't even realise they were eating them but would think it was a sort of coleslaw.

This is how I did it.  I took the stalk and outside leaf off each sprout and then sliced it finely.  I did mine by hand.

I added some lightly cooked onion and garlic – not too much and also added the olive oil it was cooked in.

Then I added ¼ of a diced red capsicum (bell pepper).

Then salt and pepper to taste.

A splash of apple cider vinegar and a small amount of mayo and it was done.

I think it is best to mix it up and leave if in the fridge for at least an hour for the flavours to meld.
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  1. This is news....I have never even heard of eating Brussel sprouts raw. I need to try one before trying this out.

  2. Hi Carole,
    We will really enjoy this wonderful salad! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a fun weekend!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  3. Thank you. Brussel sprouts is my husbands favorite vegetable. Lord knows I've tried a zillion different ways to make it over the years - but - never raw or in a salad. I can't wait to try it.

  4. I just started cooking Brussel sprouts last year and, much to my surprise, they are actually pretty good. Will try this recipe - thanks!

  5. I loved shaved Brussels sprouts. We eat them weekly throughout the winter. Yummmmm.

  6. I'm not a fan of Brussels sprouts, but this way of preparing them does sound good: I must try it.

  7. Oh, my mother would love this recipe! She's a big coleslaw person, but is up for trying new variations. Thanks for sharing - I'll pass it along!

  8. What ever it is - it looks great!!

  9. I would eat it, call it whatever you want!! My husband won't eat brussell sprouts though :-(


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