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Asparagus & Brussel Sprout Salad topped with Honey Dijon Dressing - a tasty, healthy, easy to make salad done in 30 minutes that's sure to be a favorite! Perfect for the holidays or a fresh start to the new year at only 162 calories! | joyfulhealthyeats.com #glutenfree #vegetarian

Asparagus & Brussel Sprout Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6-8
  • Category: Gluten Free, Salad, Side Dishes, Easy Healthy Recipes, Vegetarian,

Ingredients

  • 16 oz brussel sprout, shaved
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, bottom 2″ cut off
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup pecan pieces
  • 2 oz. goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon stone ground mustard
  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Add the prepared asparagus to baking sheet. Season with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt. Toss to coat. Spread asparagus out on baking sheet into a single layer.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove and cut asparagus into 2″ sticks. Set aside.
  4. To a large bowl add shaved brussel sprouts, cranberries, pecan pieces, goat cheese, and asparagus.
  5. In a small bowl, add stone ground mustard, white balsamic vinegar, remaining olive oil, raw honey, and salt and pepper to taste. Whisk until oil and vinegar are no longer separated.
  6. Add dressing to the salad, toss to coat everything and serve.

Notes

To shave brussel sprouts: Trim the end off the sprout then slice the brussel sprout in half. Place the flat side of the brussel sprout on the cutting board and then thinly slice the brussel sprout.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 3/4 cup
  • Calories: 162
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Sodium: 281 mg
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 3 mg