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Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Freekeh Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Freekeh Salad

Fall in love with the underrated Brussels sprout

The often – wrongly! – despised Brussels sprouts are truly delicious when given a chance to shine. — Caroline Griffiths, author of The Vegetable: Recipes That Celebrate Nature

Ingredients

For the orange and pomegranate dressing:

  • 1/4 Cup orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon pomegranate molasses
  • 1 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed

For the salad:

  • 1/2 Cup cracked freekeh
  • 7 Ounces Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 3 spring onions (scallions), finely sliced
  • Handful of mint, roughly chopped
  • Handful of cilantro leaves
  • Handful of pomegranate seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped (optional)

Servings4

Calories Per Serving166

Folate equivalent (total)54µg13%


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd


Roasted Crispy Brussels Sprouts (Shredded)

Ok, first off, do you call them Brussel sprouts or Brussels sprouts?

I had to look this one up &mdash it&rsquos actually BRUSSELS sprouts. As in Brussels, the city. And the B is always capitalized.

I totally drop that S when I say it, though. But if I know something needs to be spelled a certain way, I can&rsquot ignore it. Even if it&rsquos awkward. #nerd