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Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries & Walnuts

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Shredded Brussels sprouts are coated in a sweet champagne vinaigrette and topped with crunchy walnuts and juicy cranberries!


  • lb. Brussels sprouts ends removed
  • 1 medium-sized apple

Champagne Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 c. sparkling wine* sweet type (or apple cider vinegar)
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  • 3/4 c. walnuts coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 c. dried cranberries


  1. After removing the ends of the Brussels sprouts, place a handful at a time into a food processor fitted with a thin slicing attachment. Repeat with the remaining sprouts. Place sprouts in a large bowl.
  2. Cut the apple into pieces small enough to fit into the food processor. Remove the slicing attachment from the processor and place the shredding attachment. Shred the apple pieces.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl combine champagne, lemon juice, maple syrup, olive oil, orange juice and salt. Whisk until combined.Pour ½ of the champagne vinaigrette over the salad. Refrigerate salad for one hour, and no longer than 4 hours, before serving. You can either keep vinaigrette at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
  4. Add as much or as little of the remaining vinaigrette as you prefer just before serving.
  5. Top shredded Brussels sprouts with walnuts and cranberries and enjoy!


You can use a sweet wine or even try substituting apple cider vinegar.

If you don’t have a processor and still want to make these shredded Brussels sprouts, you can always slice the sprouts by hand.  Just know it will take you a bit longer!