Oh-So-Good Kale Salad

Raw kale salads are more popular these days since kale is a “superfood” and has many health benefits. We add some different ingredients to ours to make it chock full of tastes and textures.

8 cups dinosaur kale (or regular), cut up small
¼ cup carrots, shredded
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds (roasted or unroasted)
1 tablespoon pine nuts
3 tablespoons dried cranberries
4 artichoke hearts, marinated style, cut in small pieces
1 avocado, cut in cubes
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup olive oil
¼ teaspoon sea salt

  • Toss cut up kale in bowl with oil, vinegar and salt. Let sit for 15 minutes, tossing twice to coat well.
  • Add remaining ingredients and toss well. The salad tastes best if you let it sit for a couple of hours to allow the kale to break down. But if you are short on time you can serve sooner.

Serves: 4-6

Total cooking time: 2 ½ hours

 

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203 comments

Sonia M
Sonia Mabout a month ago

Thanks for sharing

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Christine J.
Christine Jabout a year ago

I'm a kale convert.

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Siyus Copetallus
Siyus C1 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

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Beryl Ludwig
Beryl Ludwig2 years ago

I didn't realise letting something sit for 2 hours was considered cooking. It actually said 2 hours cooking time.. besides that it sure does sound good. we eat kale almost every day. Its easy and is good just steamed, some quinoa, with some coconut oil and a dash of salt, a homegrown sliced tomato on the other side and you sprinkle on some bleu cheese and you've got quick yummy dinner.

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Angela AWAY
Angela K2 years ago

Thanks for sharing

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Dt Nc
Dt Nc2 years ago

Kale in morning. Kale at night. Kale in the afternoon, that's alright. ...

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Melissa DogLover
Melissa D2 years ago

Sounds like a healthy salad!!! :) :)

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Christina C.
Christina C2 years ago

Thank you for sharing!

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Toni W.
Toni W2 years ago

Bought kale for the first time last Friday and yet to cook it but I keep hearing about kale being a super food so the thought of this salad sounds good to me.

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Carol S.
Carol S2 years ago

Sounds yummy

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