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Brussels Sprouts Salad

Brussels Sprouts Salad

By: Lisa Guy

Brussels sprouts are nutrient-dense vegetables that provides a range of essential vitamins and minerals including vitamins K and C, folate, iron and potassium. They’re also rich in dietary fibre, which is important for digestive and cardiovascular health.


Servings

6

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp warm water
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Good pinch sea salt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Lemon zest, for garnish
  • 3 cups shredded Brussels sprouts
  • 3 cups green leaf (rocket, baby spinach, shredded kale)
  • Handful crumbled feta or shaved parmesan
  • Handful fresh herbs (parsley, mint, coriander), extra for garnish
  • Handful roughly chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachios)
  • 1 medium avocado, quartered
  • Optional Additions Shredded chicken, pomegranate seeds, dried cranberries, chickpeas

Method


  • To make the dressing, in a small bowl add tahini, olive oil, warm water, garlic, sea salt and lemon juice. Stir until well combined and creamy. Add more water if needed.
  • Place shredded Brussels sprouts and fresh herbs in a large bowl, drizzle with ¾ of the dressing and toss.
  • Toss through green leaves and transfer to a serving dish. Drizzle with remaining dressing and top with lemon zest, feta, herbs, chopped nuts and avocado.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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