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Apple, Radish, and Brussels Sprout Salad with Pomegranate and Blue Cheese Honey Vinaigrette



Blue Cheese Honey Vinaigrette

½ high-quality blue cheese

3 tablespoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons cider vinegar

3 tablespoons honey

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

¼ cup grapeseed or sunflower oil

Apple, Radish, and Brussels Sprout Salad

3 medium Fuji or other crisp, sweet eating apples

Juice of 1 lemon

3 medium radishes of your choice (sliced super thin on a mandoline)

12–16 large Brussels sprouts (separated into individual leaves and roughly chopped)

3 tablespoons thinly sliced scallion

2 tablespoons torn mint

1½ teaspoons salt

1 cup blue cheese honey vinaigrette

½ cup pomegranate seeds


Blue Cheese Honey Vinaigrette

  1. Whisk together the first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl until the blue cheese is mostly broken up.
  2. Slowly whisk in the oil.

Apple, Radish, and Brussels Sprout Salad

  1. Just before building the salad, dice the apples and toss them with the lemon juice. To the apples add the radish, Brussels sprouts, scallion, mint, salt, and enough dressing to suit you.
  2. Just before serving top with the pomegranate seeds and another drizzle of dressing.
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