Fast Recipes

Brussels sprout salad with bacon, apple and buttermilk dressing

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for Brussels sprout salad with bacon, apple and buttermilk dressing.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 4
Brussels sprout salad with bacon, apple and buttermilk dressing
Brussels sprout salad with bacon, apple and buttermilk dressing

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

Main
  • 1
    Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add bacon and fry, turning occasionally, until golden and crisp (6-8 minutes).
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Whisk together mayonnaise, buttermilk and remaining lemon juice, drizzle over salad, toss well and transfer salad to a plate.
  • 4
    Chop bacon and scatter over salad along with chives and parmesan. Season to taste and serve.