shredded brussels sprout and kale salad






I’ve been super into this salad lately. It’s so fresh and yummy. I’ve been looking forward to posting it all week!

Brussels sprouts are one of those veggies I have grown to love as an adult. You can cook them or eat them raw. They are super healthy as is kale. I love a thinly slices sprout so I use my mandoline,  makes things easy and quick. I hold the stem in my fingers and run it across the slicer. Don’t forget to use a glove ;)

A while back I posted a similar recipe using Brussels sprouts with apple. Lovely combination and please forgive the photo. Dijon is a natural pair for the sprouts and kale and the lemon and salt bring all of the flavors together. I added some chopped almonds for texture, you can leave them out or substitute another nut/seed of choice.

This salad comes together in under 10 minutes and will last for days in the fridge. I’d make a double batch as it goes quick!


Shredded Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad

serves 4


Ingredients //

  • 2 c. Brussels sprouts
  • 1 bunch dino kale
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard
  • Sea salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 c. chopped almonds

Method //

  • Shred the Brussels sprouts on a mandoline or slice thin by hand. De-stem the kale leaves and slice as thins as possible. Put the sprouts and kale in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, and mustard. Pour the dressing onto the vegetables and mix well by hand. This helps the veggies to break down a bit which helps us to digest them.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Mix in the almonds.
  • Salad tastes best at room temperature.
  • Will keep for 4 days in an airtight container in the fridge. Enjoy!

Let me know if you try this recipe, I love hearing from you! Have a wonderful weekend and see you back here soon.



  • Taye

    There’s a recipe I tried on Bon Appetit that’s almost exactly like this but with pecorino… I’m obsessed too and everyone who tries it, loves it! :)

    • ashley

      Oh wow I’ll have to check it out! I’ve had similar salads around town too ;) Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend.xoa

  • Melissa

    This looks & sounds so fresh & vibrant! Yum! Sometimes simplicity in ingredient & preparation creates the best meal! I, too, have grown fond of brussels sprouts over the years. :)

    • ashley

      They are so yummy aren’t they? My favorite salads are minimal ;)

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