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Brussels sprout, blueberry and walnut slaw

The nutrient-rich ingredients in this delicious slaw make it a smart choice for athletes.
Recipe and photo provided by CanolaInfo.org

8 servings / 40 min

Prep 40 min / Cook 0 min

The nutrient-rich ingredients in this delicious slaw make it a smart choice for athletes. Brussels sprouts and blueberries are an excellent source of antioxidants and phytonutrients, helping to support a strong immune system.

Ingredients
  • 1 lb (500 g) fresh Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, thinly sliced *
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried blueberries
  • 2 1/2 tbsp (32 mL) canola oil
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp (32 mL) cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp (25 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) crushed red pepper flakes
Directions
  1. In medium bowl, combine Brussels sprouts, walnuts, red onion, blueberries, canola oil, vinegar, sugar, and red pepper flakes. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.

Tip: 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 info per serving (3/4 cup)
  • Calories 140
  • Protein 3 g
  • Total Fat 7 g
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates 16 g
    Fibre 4 g
    Sugars 8 g
    Added sugars 3 g
  • Sodium 20 mg
  • Potassium 256 mg