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Middle Eastern Inspired Brussels Sprouts Salad with pomegranate and almonds
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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.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: almonds, black pepper, Brussels sprouts, lemon, olive oil, pomegranate, salt, za'atar


  • 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.