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Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad

Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad

Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad

This warm Brussels sprouts salad is absolutely yummy!  Growing up Brussels sprouts were on my list of foods I never would eat.  They were usually frozen and just not what I liked.  But as an adult, I have discovered fresh Brussels sprouts and all the many ways to cook them, and this is one of my favorites.  It is a great winter salad because it is warm.  It reminds me a bit of the wilted spinach salad that was popular in restaurants when I was a child, but it doesn’t really have the same ingredients.  What it does have is a sweet, salty, sour combination that compliments the slight bitterness of the Brussels sprouts perfectly. 

For this recipe, I used one whole stalk of Brussels sprouts because I was lucky enough to find them still on the stalk.  After they were washed, trimmed, and halved, I had about four cups of Brussels sprouts.

Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad

Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad


  • 4 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 2 Tbsps. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsps. sugar
  • salt to taste


  1. Fry bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Crumble bacon and set aside leaving the drippings in the skillet.
  2. Add Brussels sprouts to the skillet and saute until tender.
  3. Remove Brussels sprouts to serving dish.
  4. Add olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and sugar to the pan. Stir until all is hot, scraping bits from the bottom of the pan as you go.
  5. Pour over Brussels sprouts and toss to coat.
  6. Top with crumbled bacon.
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