A fresh, crunchy side salad for your Christmas table.
YIELDS:8 servings PREP TIME: 20 mins TOTAL TIME: 25 mins
1/4 c. fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and very thinly sliced
1 small head romaine lettuce, chopped
1/3 c. packed grated ricotta salata or pecorino cheese
2/3 c. dried cranberries or golden raisins
1/2 c. smoked almonds, chopped
- In large bowl, whisk lemon juice, olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and1/4 teaspoon pepper; add sprouts and toss until well-coated. Let stand at least 10 minutes or up to 2 hours.
- When ready to serve, to bowl with sprouts, add romaine, ricotta salata, cranberries and almonds; toss to combine.