Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

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by Return to the Kitchen
4 servings
25 min

This Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad is the side dish you didn’t know you needed! It is a delicious combination of warm brussels sprouts, garlicky caesar dressing, salty parmesan cheese and fresh ground pepper.

Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad in a white bowl
Ingredients for Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

This delicious salad only calls for 4 simple ingredients! A few of which I’m sure you already have in your fridge and pantry:

  • Fresh brussels sprouts
  • Caesar dressing- any brand, whichever is your favorite
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

First, trim your sprouts and slice them thinly. See our How to Clean and Cut Brussels Sprouts post if you need more information on preparing brussels sprouts.

Then, in a lightly greased saute pan cook the sprouts over medium heat. Cook until lightly golden and they are just starting to get tender. Be sure to stir often to avoid burning them.

Finally, toss in your favorite Caesar dressing and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper! Serve this salad immediately.

Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad in a white bowl
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can this recipe be made dairy free?

Absolutely! Use dairy free caesar dressing and dairy free cheese to make this recipe dairy free.

Can this be turned into a meal?

Try adding grilled chicken and croutons to make this a bigger caesar salad that is perfect for a meal.

How can I prepare brussels sprouts so they don’t taste bitter?

Brussels sprouts become bitter when they are overcooked especially when boiled. To avoid this try sauteeing sprouts like this recipe or roasting them.

Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad in a white bowl

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Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad
Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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  • 1 lb brussels sprouts
  • Caesar salad dressing
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh ground black pepper

Trim ends off of brussels sprouts and chop into thin slices.
Heat a skillet over medium heat and spray lightly with oil.
Cook brussels sprouts in skillet and stir regularly. Cook until they are tender and begin to turn golden brown.
Toss brussels sprouts in desired amount of caesar dressing. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and fresh ground black pepper.
Serve immediately and enjoy!
  • Use preferred brand of caesar dressing for this salad.
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  • Bar23330425 Bar23330425 on Jan 30, 2023

    Can you use frozen Brussels sprouts instead

  • Fiv21334510 Fiv21334510 on Jan 30, 2023

    Caesar salad dressing is so fattening. I would have to find a healthier option.

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    • Momo Momo on Sep 09, 2023

      But you aren’t sharing this recipe 😉