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Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

It's the time of year when everyone is trying to eat healthier, and this dish, adapted from an online recipe, is a good option, with Brussels sprouts, olive oil, almonds and just a smidge of honey. We increased the amount of dressing amount and used vegan Parmesan instead of actual cheese; you can also substitute maple syrup or agave for the honey.

See also: Roasted Brussels sprouts for a simple side dish on Meatless Monday

You will need:

1 pound Brussels sprouts 1/3 cup smoked almonds 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup vegan Parmesan 1/2 cup olive oil 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons honey (or maple syrup or other substitute) 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 garlic cloves Sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste

You can buy sprouts that have already been shredded, use a food processor to shred them to slaw consistency, or even try a knife.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

1. Chop the almonds.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Chop the cranberries.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

2. Measure the olive oil into a large bowl.  

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Add the mustard and the apple cider vinegar.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Add the honey (or sweetener of your choice).

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Press the garlic cloves into the dressing.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Use a whisk to mix everything thoroughly.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

3. Add the shredded Brussels sprouts to the bowl.  

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Add the almonds.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Add the cranberries.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Add the vegan Parmesan. (Or regular, if you just want to go vegetarian.)

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Season to taste.

Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

Mix everything together until the sprouts are evenly coated with the dressing and the almonds, cranberries and seasoning are evenly distributed throughout. Serve and enjoy!



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