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Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad

Shredded brussels sprouts, fresh pear, pecans, and blue cheese tossed in a ginger vinaigrette dressing.

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Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad

Servings: 4
Total Time: 25 minutes
Recipe by: Rae


Ginger Dressing:
1 TBSP white balsamic vinegar
1 TBSP water
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp ginger root, minced
1 TBSP peanut oil
1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp peanut oil
1/2 cup pecans
1 lb brussels sprouts, shredded
1 medium pear, diced
2 oz blue cheese crumbles


1. Make the dressing: in a small bowl whisk together the vinegar, water, Dijon, and ginger, slowly drizzle in the peanut oil while whisking followed by the olive oil, whisking continuously. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Toast the pecans: in a small saute pan heat the 1/2 tsp peanut oil and add the pecans, toss until the nuts are warm, shiny, and have a nutty aroma, place them on a paper towel lined plate to cool.

3. In a large bowl add the pecans, brussels sprouts, pear, and blue cheese toss together and add dressing and toss to coat.

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Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad

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