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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
A spin on the classic spinach salad, this Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing is a flavor-packed salad that's perfect for your next summer BBQ!
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 371 kcal
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 lb. Brussels sprouts, tough outer leaved removed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 8 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup red onion, chopped
Warm Bacon Dressing
  • 6 Tbsp. bacon fat, rendered from cooking the bacon
  • 6 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Thinly shave the Brussels sprouts and place in a large bowl. Set aside.

  2. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with water by 1 inch. Bring water to a boil. Once the water boils, remove from heat. Cover the saucepan and let stand for 15 minutes. Once cooled, peel and roughly chop. Add to shaved sprouts.

  3. In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp, remove to paper towel lined plate.  Remove 6 tablespoons rendered fat to a small saucepan. Whisk in red wine vinegar, sugar, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper and warm over low heat.

  4. To the remaining bacon fat in the skillet, cook the red onion for 7-8 minutes until lightly browned, adding a bit of olive oil if needed.

  5. Add the bacon and red onion to the bowl of sprouts and egg. Toss well with desired amount of warm bacon dressing. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 157mg52%
Sodium 343mg15%
Potassium 584mg17%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1045IU21%
Vitamin C 98.3mg119%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.