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chopped brussels sprouts salad with apples and walnuts

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples and Candied Walnuts

A delicious side dish of brussels sprouts tossed together with tart apples and garnished with candied walnuts.
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 296 kcal

Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, quartered
  • 2 small tart apples, cut into 1/4-inch slices (You can also use 1 big apple)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary
  • pomegranate arils, for garnish

For the Walnuts

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Heat butter and olive oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add prepared Brussel sprouts to the skillet and cook for 4 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir in sliced apples, salt, pepper, and rosemary; cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.

  4. In the meantime, prepare the walnuts by starting to melt the butter in a saucepan.

  5. Add sugars to the melted butter and stir until incorporated; mix in walnuts and continue to stir around for about a minute.

  6. Remove from heat and set aside.
  7. Remove Brussels sprouts and apples from heat and let cool for a minute.

  8. Spoon salad onto serving plate and garnish with candied walnuts and pomegranate arils.

  9. Serve.

Recipe Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 9
Nutrition Facts
Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples and Candied Walnuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 105mg4%
Potassium 553mg16%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1158IU23%
Vitamin C 100mg121%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.