Monday, May 19, 2014

sesame brussels sprouts salad with sriracha vinaigrette


Let's ease into this week simply, shall we?

Do you get into food ruts? I definitely do - but the thing is, I totally don't mind them. I sort of love getting the same salad at Whole Foods every time I go. Avocado toast every single morning? I'm into it.

This salad is a twist on that food rut salad from Whole Foods, also known as the Cabbage Crunch Salad. I can't get enough of that thing. But then I swapped out the cabbage for brussels and threw in some sriracha and boom... a new lunch rut was born.

I think that's a good thing?

Sesame Brussels Sprouts Salad with Sriracha Vinaigrette
serves 2

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon sriracha
1 teaspoon whole grain mustard
1 minced garlic clove
1/2 lb. brussels sprouts, shredded
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
1 tablespoon black sesame seeds, toasted

In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, honey, sriracha, mustard, and garlic. Add brussels sprouts, almonds, and sesame seeds to the bowl. Toss everything together to combine. Serve!

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22 comments:

  1. Food ruts are the best. Especially when they involve salads like this. Gorgeous Marie!

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  2. I am such a creature of routine that I will love something for years before getting tired of it! Lately I'm trying to branch out but baby steps. : ) I love looking at the Whole Foods offerings for inspiration. Your spin with the brussels sounds perfect! Here's to the new lunch rut!

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  3. I'm a food rut lover too. :) I've been eating a prosciutto + arugula + fresh mozzarella sammy on ciabatta for lunch for I don't even know how long, haha! SO good! :D

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    1. YUM. No wonder you eat that every day... sounds DELICIOUS!

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  4. Wonderful sounding salad here, thank you for posting this one!

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  5. OMG this sounds amazing! Absolutely loving all the flavors in this creative salad!

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  6. I am all up on that Sriracha vinaigrette! Looks like a lovely and delicious spring salad, Marie.

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    1. Sriracha makes everything better! Thanks Georgia!

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  7. I'm in a rut every morning with my avocado toast as well, not a bad thing at all. This salad looks wonderful. Whole Foods has such great salads.

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  8. Healthy food ruts are a blessing! Yummy salad recipe!

    http://www.house-in-tillford.com/

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  9. I think when your lunch rut involves brussels sprouts and sriracha, it's never a bad thing. What a fun salad!

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