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


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


  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

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.