Middle Eastern Inspired Brussels Sprouts Salad
The flavours of the Middle East elevate the humble Brussels Sprout to a new level in this delicious salad. This will serve 2 people on its own or 4 people as a side dish.
- 250 grams Brussels sprouts
- 1 lemon juice and zest
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 pinch cracked black pepper
- 1 tbsp za'atar
- 75 grams pomegranate arils (seeds)
- 50 grams almond slithers
- 3 leaves mint
Cut off the thick stems from the Brussels sprouts and remove any damaged outer leaves.
Finely shred the Brussels sprouts and place into a salad bowl.
In a small jug, whisk togetehr the lemon juice, zest, olive oil and za'atar until combined. Taste and season with salt and pepper as required.
Pour the dressing over the shredded Brussels sprouts and toss well.
If possible, leave to rest for 10-15 minutes.
Add in the pomegranate seeds, almond slithers and mint leaves (also shredded) immediately before serving.