Brussels sprout salad with bacon, apple and buttermilk dressing

You'll need

2 tsp olive oil 4 bacon rashers (about 280gm), rind removed 12 large Brussels sprouts 3 golden shallots, thinly sliced 2 Granny Smith apples, cut into matchsticks Juice of 1 lemon 60 ml (¼ cup) mayonnaise 60 ml (¼ cup) buttermilk ½ bunch chives, finely chopped, to serve To serve: shaved parmesan


  • 01
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add bacon and fry, turning occasionally, until golden and crisp (6-8 minutes).
  • 02
  • Shave Brussels sprouts with a mandolin into a bowl. Add a good pinch of salt, shallots, apples and half the lemon juice. Toss to combine and set aside.
  • 03
  • Whisk together mayonnaise, buttermilk and remaining lemon juice, drizzle over salad, toss well and transfer salad to a plate.
  • 04
  • Chop bacon and scatter over salad along with chives and parmesan. Season to taste and serve.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

Featured in

May 2014

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