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Kale Salad with Nuts and Seasonal Fruits

A blend of fresh seasonal fruits, dried fruits and nuts make this kale salad sweet, fast and flexible. Recipe source: Leah’s Pantry

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Servings: 4
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 1/2 cup non-creamy Salad Dressing
  • 1/3 cup chopped Nuts
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh Fruit, diced (see notes)
  • 1/3 cup Dried Fruit (optional)
  • 4 cups Kale, stem removed and thinly sliced
  • Fennel or Celery, diced (optional)
Preparation
  1. Place kale in large bowl.  Add dressing and massage well with hands for about 2 minutes. Allow kale to sit for about 1 hour if possible.
  2. Toss other ingredients with kale and serve.

Seasonal fruit options:

  • Winter: Citrus, Apples, Pears, Pineapple
  • Spring: Apples, Pineapple, Strawberries
  • Summer: Apples, Berries, Cherries, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums
  • Fall: Apples, Cranberries, Mango, Pears, Pineapple, Berries

 

Notes:

  • Massaging kale helps tenderize it.
  • Add chicken or tofu for extra protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 1/2 cups % Daily Value
Calories 247
Fat 19 g 24%
Saturated Fat 2 g 10%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 35 mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 17 g 6%
Fiber 6 g 21%
Sugars Varies
Protein 6 g 12%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Kale is a rich source of vitamin A and folate.

Celery is a rich source of vitamin K.

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