Brussels Sprout, Blueberry and Walnut Slaw

Brussels Sprout, Blueberry, Walnut Slaw The nutrient-rich ingredients in this delicious slaw make it a smart choice for athletes. Brussels sprouts and blueberries are an excellent source of antioxidants and phyto-nutrients, helping to support a strong immune system. Also, walnuts and canola oil are among the top 10 food sources of plant-based omega-3 fat, and may help protect the heart.

To thinly slice Brussels sprouts, put them in a food processor fitted with the slicing attachment or cut thinly with a knife as you would coleslaw.

  • 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, thinly sliced or shredded (not grated)*
  • 1/4 cup (45 mL) chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried blueberries
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp (35 mL) canola oil
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp (35 mL) cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL ) crushed red pepper flakes

In medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.

Yield: 8 servings. Serving Size: 3/4 cup (175 mL).

Per Serving

Calories 140
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Fibre 4 g
Protein 3 g

Recipe Courtesy of Canola Info

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Author: Anita

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