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Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Apple Salad

This Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apple Salad is putting earthy brussels sprouts on display! Filled with vegetables, fruit, and nuts, and drizzled in a maple balsamic vinaigrette, this holiday side dish is perfectly balanced between sweet and warm.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple roasted brussel sprouts, roasted brussels sprouts with maple syrup
Servings: 8 people
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • 2 lbs brussel sprouts quartered
  • 2 large apples cubed
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pistachios crushed
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Salad Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Pre-heat a large baking sheet in oven at 450F degrees.
  • Toss quartered Brussel sprouts in a large bowl with olive oil, maple, salt and pepper to coat.
  • Quickly add to pre-heated baking sheet and roast at 450F degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile prepare the apple salad by adding the cubed apples, dried cranberries and pistachios to a large bowl.
  • In a medium jar mix the dressing ingredients. Shake well and set aside.
  • Add roasted Brussels to apple salad bowl. Pour in salad dressing and toss well to combine. Garnish with parsley or cilantro.


  • For a heartier salad - Add quinoa, barley, farro, or make the salad with a base of leafy greens.
  • Add cheese - Toss crumbled goat cheese, feta, or shaved parmesan in with the assembled salad.
  • Add meat - This salad is plenty hearty without meat but you’re welcome to add chopped pieces of crispy bacon if you’d like.
  • Nut free - Omit the nuts or replace them with roasted pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, or hemp seeds.


Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 622mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 917IU | Vitamin C: 100mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg