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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Elaine W
Elaine W4 months ago

Delicious. Thanks ;)

Sonia M
Sonia M6 months ago

Thanks for sharing

Christine J.
Christine J1 years ago

I'm a kale convert.

Siyus Copetallus
Siyus Copetallus2 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

Beryl Ludwig
Beryl L2 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.

Angela AWAY
Angela K2 years ago

Thanks for sharing

Dt Nc
Dt Nc2 years ago

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

Melissa DogLover
Melissa DogLover2 years ago

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

Christina C.
Christina C2 years ago

Thank you for sharing!

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.