Recipe: Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Kale Salad with Apples, Gorgonzola & Candied Pecans

Salad Recipes, Side Dish Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

By: Chris Freytag, CPT


We are so obsessed with this shredded Brussels sprouts & kale salad with apples, gorgonzola and candied pecans at Get Healthy U that it’s all we’re talking about. This salad is incredible! If you aren’t a huge Brussels sprout or kale fan this healthy salad loaded with goodies will change your mind. Each bite is like a taste explosion. Make sure to let the salad marinate a few hours per the directions, and wow your friends and family with this healthy recipe.


  • Dressing
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (can sub honey or maple syrup)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • Salad
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed, loose leaves removed and thinly shredded
  • 1 bunch of tuscan kale, stems removed and leaves finely chopped into ribbons
  • 2 medium apples, cored and thinly sliced (I've been loving SweeTango apples)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup candied pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • OPTIONAL: 4 slices cooked turkey bacon, chopped

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