5 Brussels Sprouts Salads You’ll Want to Eat Again and Again

The cabbage-shaped sprouts are crunchy, cute—and perfect for potlucks, picnics, or weeknight suppers.

1

Brussels Sprouts Salad With Crispy Chickpeas

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Looking for a desk lunch that won’t disappoint? Crispy, golden chickpeas enhance the texture of this warm salad—and pack a major protein punch. Add a hummus-inspired dressing and crispy pita wedges for extra Mediterranean flair.

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2

Brussels Sprouts Slaw With Charred Corn and Scallions

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Swap traditional cabbage coleslaw for a Brussels sprouts version tossed in a light and creamy avocado-cilantro dressing. Cherry tomatoes, scallions, and smoky corn freshen up this picnic classic—but when it’s not in season, frozen sweet corn is a fine substitute.

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3

Farro and Brussels Sprouts Salad

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Italian farro, pomegranate seeds, and ricotta salata add up to a big batch salad you’ll want to eat all week. The hearty, fiber-rich Brussels sprouts will absorb the sweet shallot dressing without wilting in the fridge—but feel free to perk up each serving with a splash of lemon juice.

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4

Brussels Sprouts Salad With Apples, Walnuts and Goat Cheese

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This riff on the flavors of the classic Waldorf is enlivened by a light and creamy dressing made with Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise. Roll toasted, chopped walnuts onto rounds of goat cheese for a topping that’s as tasty as it is fun.

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5

Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Kale Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

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Thinly shaved Brussels sprouts are tossed with leafy baby kale in this sweet superfood salad. Choose a crisp, tart apple and substitute dried cranberries or raisins to your taste. Many grocery stores sell shredded Brussels sprouts in bags—but if you can’t find them, a mandoline or a sharp knife will also do the trick.

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