This Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Cumin Lime Vinaigrette has a southwestern kick with cotija cheese, pepitas, roasted corn and bacon. | platingsandpairings.com

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Cumin Lime Vinaigrette

Course: Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Erin
This Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Cumin Lime Vinaigrette has a southwestern kick with cotija cheese, pepitas, roasted corn and bacon.
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Ingredients

Salad:

  • 4 strips bacon diced
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • 5 cups thinly sliced brussels sprouts about 1 lb.
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • ¼ cup pepitas
  • ½ cup finely grated cotija cheese

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Sautee bacon in medium skillet over medium heat until crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate. Remove almost all the fat from the skillet, just leaving a thin coating. 

  2. Increase the heat to medium high and add the corn to the skillet – Sautee until it starts to char slightly, 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Prepare the dressing by whisking together all ingredients. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the brussels sprouts and cabbage to a large bowl and toss with the dressing. Top with bacon, charred corn, pepitas and cotija cheese. Serve immediately.