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chopped brussels sprouts salad with apples and walnuts

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples and Candied Walnuts

Katerina | Diethood
A delicious side dish of brussels sprouts tossed together with tart apples and garnished with candied walnuts.
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins


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


  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  • Add prepared Brussel sprouts to the skillet and cook for 4 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in sliced apples, salt, pepper, and rosemary; cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.
  • In the meantime, prepare the walnuts by starting to melt the butter in a saucepan.
  • Add sugars to the melted butter and stir until incorporated; mix in walnuts and continue to stir around for about a minute.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Remove Brussels sprouts and apples from heat and let cool for a minute.
  • Spoon salad onto serving plate and garnish with candied walnuts and pomegranate arils.
  • Serve.




Calories: 296 kcal | Carbohydrates: 27 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 21 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 23 mg | Sodium: 105 mg | Potassium: 553 mg | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 16 g | Vitamin A: 1158 IU | Vitamin C: 100 mg | Calcium: 59 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 20 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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