The perfect fall salad for the holidays. Quick, easy and delicious the whole family will love.
In a large salad bowl, combine the shredded brussel sprouts, cheese, hazelnuts and apple.
Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain onto a paper towel. Drain bacon fat from skillet.
To make the vinaigrette. Heat the olive oil in the same skillet used to cook the bacon over medium heat. When the oil shimmers, add the shallots, cook until fragrant, 2-3 minutes.
Remove from the heat, let cool slightly. Add the mustard, lemon juice, thyme, sage, lemon and orange zest. Whisk and Season with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes. Adjust seasoning to taste.
Pour the vinaigrette over the salad, tossing to combine. Top the salad with bacon. Serve warm or at room temperature.