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  • Author: Mansee
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x


  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 lb brussels spouts, trimmed and shaved
  • 1 apple, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Add bacon to a cold large frying pan, and set over medium heat.
  2. Cook, stirring occasionally, until bacon is crisp. Turn off heat, remove from pan and let drain on paper towels.
  3. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of grease in pan, and then  add apple cider, lemon juice and mustard to bacon grease.
  4. Whisk everything to combine (be careful - it might splatter a bit!). Add olive oil and whisk again to combine. Add salt and pepper.
  5. In a large bowl, add shaved brussels sprouts, shredded apple and pumpkin seeds. Pour warm dressing over and toss to combine.
  6. Add parmesan cheese right before serving.