Brussels Sprout, Blueberry and Walnut Slaw

Brussels Sprout, Blueberry and Walnut Slaw

The nutrient-rich ingredients in this delicious slaw make it a smart choice for athletes. Brussels sprouts and blueberries provide vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients. Walnuts and canola oil are among the top 10 food sources of plant-based omega-3 fat, and may help protect the heart. Recipe courtesy of Canolainfo.org.

  • Ingredients

    1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, thinly sliced* (500 g)

    1/4 cup walnuts, chopped (60 mL)

    1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped (125 mL)

    1/2 cup dried blueberries (125 mL)

    2 1/2 Tbsp canola oil (37 mL)

    2 1/2 Tbsp cider vinegar (37 mL)

    2 Tbsp granulated sugar (30 mL)

    1/2 tsp salt (2 mL)

    1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (1 mL)

  • Directions

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

    Note: 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.

Nutritional Analysis

Serving Size
3/4 cup (175 mL)
Servings
8
Calories
140 g
Total Fat
7 g
Saturated Fat
0.5 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
160 mg
Carbohydrates
16 g
Fiber
4 g
Protein
3 g