Winter Holiday Salad


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Winter Holiday Salad

A greatnew way to showcase Brussels sprouts, this salad is sure to become an instantstaple all season long. The almond garnish is made with tamari sauce, an oftengluten-free sauce made from the liquid byproduct that forms during thepreparation of miso paste. Beyond this salad, use these flavored almonds to addcrunch to roasted vegetables, garnish blended soups, or simply to snack on bythe handful.
Servings: 8
Calories: 0.134kcal


  • 1/2 cup natural almonds
  • 2 Tbsp tamari sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp liquid honey
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, plus extra
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • 10 oz Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 4 kale leaves, stemmed
  • 3 mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 Tbsp shaved Pecorino Romano cheese, for garnish


  • In small bowl, stir together almonds and tamari. Add to frying pan andcook over medium heat, stirring often, until moisture has evaporated and pan isdry, about 6 to 10 minutes. Tumble onto a piece of parchment paper and letalmonds cool completely before coarsely chopping.
  • In large bowl, whisk together mustard, honey, tahini, and orange andlemon juice until well combined. While whisking, slowly drizzle in olive oiluntil a homogenous sauce forms. Season dressing to taste with salt and pepperbefore stirring in chives.
  • Finely slice Brussels sprouts and kale leaves into thin shreds. Add tobowl and, using your hands, massage dressing into shredded greens untilslightly softened, about 1 minute. Add mandarin segments, pomegranate seeds,and chopped almonds; toss to incorporate.
  • Transfer salad to large serving bowl and garnish with shavings of cheeseand a grind of pepper. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate for up to 1hour before serving. 


Calories: 0.134kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 321mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g
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