Fabletics teamed up with Thrive Market to bring you this healthy holiday side that just might win over the Brussels sprouts skeptics at your table! Lighten up your holiday meal with a refreshing salad tossed with sharp, salty cheese, bright lemon zest, and clean mint. A drizzle of olive oil from a family-owned estate in Greece brings the irresistible flavor combination together.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
1 pound Brussels sprouts, discolored or tough outer leaves discarded
1 large shallot, minced
Zest and juice of 2 large lemons
¾ cup shredded parmesan or pecorino cheese
½ cup mint leaves
Small pinch salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Holding each Brussels sprout by the stem end, cut into very thin slices using a mandoline. Toss in a large bowl with shallot, lemon zest, shredded cheese, mint leaves, salt, and pepper. Add lemon juice and olive oil and toss to coat. Serve topped with pine nuts and sesame seeds.
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