Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Brussel Sprouts And Kale Salad With Bacon And Lemon And Dijon Dressing

I love salads, and my new love is kale, It has so many health benefits, so I try to use it when ever I can. This is a salad with a refreshing dressing and delicious crunch from the kale, Brussel sprouts and the bacon. This you can eat for lunch or dinner and everyone will enjoy!!!

Ingredients For Dressing:
2 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice, not bottled 
1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon shallot, finely minced
1 small clove garlic, finely minced
1/8 tsp kosher salt
Pinch black pepper
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Ingredients For Salad:
2-3 c thinly sliced kale, washed
1 lb brussels sprouts, finely shredded using a mandolin or sharp knife
3-4 slices bacon or turkey baked and chopped finely 
1/4 c roasted almonds, chopped ( if desired, yo can also use roasted walnuts)
1/2 cup Pecorino cheese, finely grated
Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk. Whisk  in olive oil, until combined. Place in mason jar in refrigerator until ready to serve.
Mix sliced kale and shaved brussels sprouts in a large bowl. Toss in bacon, almonds, and cheese. Pour dressing over the top and toss salad until all ingredients are distributed and Enjoy!!

Recipe slightly adapted from:

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