Yield: Serves 4 to 6

Bacon Cranberry Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

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This is the perfect salad for serving up for Thanksgiving dinner! It's an easy-to-make salad with tons of flavors and textures to perfectly accompany anything you serve up for dinner.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


Citrus Dressing

  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp orange juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

  • 2 dozen brussel sprouts, stems removed
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. In a small bowl, add lemon juice, orange juice, garlic, and cayenne. Whisk together to combine. While whisking, slowly pour in olive oil in a steady stream to form an emulsion. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside in the refrigerator.
  2. Using a mandoline, shave brussel sprouts into thin slices to form a slaw texture. Rinse and dry once they've all been shaved.
  3. Add shaved sprouts to a large serving bowl. Add bacon, cranberries, sliced almonds and grated parmesan cheese, tossing to combing. When ready to serve, toss with dressing.
  4. Add almonds, cranberries, cheese, bacon and sprouts to a bowl, tossing to combine. When ready to serve, toss with the dressing.