Shaved Brussels Sprout Saladwith Radicchio, Cranberry and Pistachios


This dish mixes raw sprouts with spicy, thinly sliced radicchio, sweet cranberries and crunchy pistachios. Once you prep the veggies, the salad is quick, easy, and totally delightful.


1 lb. brussels sprouts, trimmed and washed
1 head radicchio, sliced thinly or grated (about 3 cups)
1 C. dried cranberries (can be replaced with pomegranate seeds)
1/2 C. pistachios, shelled (if you like, you can toast the pistachios for a little more dept of flavor) (can be replaced with walnuts)
3 TBSP walnut or olive oil (walnut oil is nice but not necessary)
1-1/2 to 2 TBSP apple cider vinegar (adjust to taste)
1 tsp. maple syrup
2 tsp. dijon mustard
sea salt and black pepper to taste


use food processor or box grater to shave the brussels sprouts very thin as if you were making slaw
mix the sprouts, radicchio, cranberries and pistachios in a mixing bowl
whisk the oil, vinegar, syrup and mustard together and dress the salad
season to taste with salt and pepper and serve
makes 4 servings