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BBQ Salad Brussels Sprouts Salami, Smoked mozzarella Salad

Make this warm salad on the BBQ and take the cooking outside
4.5 from 4 votes
Servings 4


  • 500 gm Brussels Sprouts halved if large or left whole if small
  • 100 gm salami sliced,hot or mild if you prefer
  • 150 gm bacon eye pieces
  • 1/2 bunch chives
  • 2 tablespoons parsley roughly chopped
  • 50 gm toasted pinenuts
  • 40 ml olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper fresh ground
  • 40 ml balsamic
  • 40 ml extra olive oil
  • 100 gm smoked mozzarella or feta if none available


  • Prepare all of the other ingredients before you start. The chopped parsley, chopped chives, toasted pinenuts, 1/2'd salami and bacon pieces, grated mozzarella .
  • Take a large bowl and add the trimmed sprouts, salt pepper and 40 ml olive oil and toss to coat.
  • Heat a flat BBQ plate till very hot, then turn down to medium. Lay all of the salami and bacon pieces on the grill. Turn after 1 minute and brown up the other side before taking off the grill and putting on a plate.
  • Put the sprouts on the the grill and turn every couple of minutes, cooking and charring on all sides, put the lid down. The temperature will rise to about 200C between each time you move them around approximately 10 minutes. Test the sprouts with the tip of a knife and when the knife pierces easily they should be done.
  • Scoop all of the sprouts back into the bowl and add the salami, bacon, parsley, chives & nuts. Mix together.
  • Dress very simply with the balsamic and extra olive oil. Add a grind of fresh pepper and taste it for salt, add more if necessary . Put onto a plate and sprinkle with the smoked grated mozzarella.