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Northern Winter Salad

Northern Winter Salad combines all the the Pacific NW favorites like crunchy Oregon hazelnuts, sweet Washington cranberries and Beecher's Flagship cheese tossed together with pear, Brussels spouts and kale.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: PNW, Vegetarian
Keyword: Kale Salad, Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad, winter salad


  • 5 oz kale, rough chopped
  • 8 lg brussel sprouts shredded
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or craisins
  • 1/2 pear thinly sliced
  • A few Beecher's Flagship cheese rough shaved


  • 1 tbsp shallot minced
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey can sub agave or sugar
  • sat and pepper to taste


  • Toss together all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients and drizzle over salad, being careful not to over dress the salad. You may have dressing left over. Toss to combine.