This recipe makes a delicious side dish to any meal and only requires a few ingredients. Swap out your usual side salad for these dressed-up Brussels sprouts, a cruciferous vegetable that may aid in reducing cancer risk and improve cancer survival. 

Grocery Shopping List

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Leeks
  • Tahini
  • Pantry ingredients: olive oil, apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, salt, pepper


  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, sliced thin or shredded using a food processor
  • 2 leeks (slice the white part thinly)


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • salt, to taste
  • ½ tsp pepper


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Add leeks and cook until vibrant and tender (about 8-10 minutes)
  2. Add the Brussels sprouts into the same pan and cook until tender
  3. Combine the dressing ingredients in a small mason jar or covered container and shake well
  4. Pour the dressing over your cooked veggies and toss until coated
  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • 6 servings 

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 

  • Calories: 141 calories
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Sodium: 126 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 9 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Sat Fat: 2 g

Recipe by Alyssa Tisdale, Dietetic Intern