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Brussels Sprout Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing
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"I was playing around with my mom’s mandoline the other day, which led to the creation of this amazing salad. The fresh, summer ingredients go so well with the yummy cilantro dressing!"
-- @corn-thecook


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This shaved brussels sprouts salad has radishes, crisp red onion, sweet corn and a delightfully tangy cilantro dressing. Serve with last night’s pork or your favorite protein like shrimp or chicken. This recipe is featured in our Weekly Meal Planner Email Newsletter. Sign up for it here to have 6 great dinner recipes (along with a full shopping list) delivered to your inbox every weekend!

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Prep time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 4
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Recipe

Salad

ingredients

  • 2 cups shaved or sliced brussels sprouts
  • 1/ 2 cup shaved or sliced radishes
  • 1/ 2 cup shaved or sliced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 cup steamed corn

Cilantro Dressing

ingredients

  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 5 1/ 3 container plain unsweetened dairy free yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/ 2 tsp agave nectar or maple syrup
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon pepper

Method

  • Step 1

    Use a mandoline or a sharp knife to finely slice Brussels sprouts, radishes, and red onion about 2-3cm thick.

  • Step 2

    Leave sliced radishes and red onion to the side. Add Brussels sprout shavings to a large bowl and drizzle with 1Tbs of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Massage with your hands for 1 minute and let rest for another 5 minutes while you prepare the other ingredients.

  • Step 3

    Add all the cilantro dressing ingredients to a high speed blender and blend for a minute until everything is combined and dressing is creamy.

  • Step 4

    Steam fresh corn if needed, otherwise heat up frozen corn over the stove or in the microwave.

  • Step 5

    Add the radishes, red onion, corn, and cilantro dressing and mix together until everything is coated evenly.

  • Step 6

    Optional: top with anther sprinkle of salt, more cilantro, and red chili flakes. Enjoy!

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