Try this tasty, super simple recipe for a festive touch to your cold meats or vegetarian dishes.
All you need is:
About 15 Brussel sprouts.
1 small red onion. 1 small handful of sultanas.
Rapeseed or Olive oil mayonnaise
Touch of mustard
Pinch of finely ground pepper.
Mandolin slicer – with finger guard!
Shred all the Brussels with the mandolin, be careful not to take the tops of your fingers off! Use the second smallest size. Cut the top off the onion one end and peel off the skin and the tougher outer layer, use the smallest size to slice. Alternatively you can slice with a knife - just takes longer. Add all ingredients together mix and serve.
This keeps in the fridge for a day or two in a sealed container. Delicious with your Christmas ham and turkey, or Quiche and other vegetarian options.
Health benefits: Brussels are high in compounds called 'endoles' that protect the liver and aid detoxification. They are also high in microbiome feeding fibre, B Vitamins and minerals. Eaten raw are particularly potent.
Rapeseed oil has the highest content of healthy fats of any oil including olive oil. Supports lowering cholesterol and healthy cell membranes in all tissues. High in Vitamin E and important antioxidant to stop dietary fats oxidising and becoming toxic to cells in the body.