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shaved brussels sprouts salad
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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shaved brussels sprouts salad combines raw brussels sprouts with Pecorino Romano with toasted walnuts, olive oil, and fresh squeezed lime juice. This is a delicious and unexpected combination that just works!
Yield: 6 as a side dish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 245kcal


  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, rinsed and pat dry
  • ¾ cup walnuts, lightly toasted, roughly chopped
  • 3 Tbsp grated Pecorino Romano cheese, or more to taste
  • cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated lime zest
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Use a mandoline or sharp knife to cut Brussels sprouts into a thin slices. Add to large bowl.
  • Lightly toast walnuts in 325°F oven for 5-7 minutes. Let cool before chopping. Add chopped walnuts to bowl of shaved brussels sprouts.
  • Add grated Pecorino Romano, olive oil, lime juice, and lime zest to bowl. Toss to combine.
  • Season with black pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


*If making dish ahead of time, add olive oil and lime juice just before serving.


Calories: 245kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g, Monounsaturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Sodium: 50mg, Potassium: 367mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 586IU, Vitamin C: 66mg, Calcium: 74mg, Iron: 2mg