Refreshing Kale Salad made with crisp kale, sweet apples, shredded carrot, toasted almonds, sharp white cheddar and a vibrant lemony vinaigrette. So much goodness in every bite!
Ready in: 20minutes
2Tbspfresh lemon juice
2Tbspapple cider vinegar
2Tbspreal maple syrup
1 1/2tspdijon mustard
Saltand freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1lb.curly kale(about 2 large bunches)
1large (9 oz.)apple,recommend gala, julienned
2mediumcarrots,shredded (1 cup)
3/4cupunsalted slivered almonds,toasted
3/4cup (3 oz.) shreddedsharp white cheddar cheese
1/3cupsliced red onion,slice very thin
In a mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, dijon mustard and season with salt and pepper to taste. Let rest in fridge while preparing remaining salad ingredients.
Remove kale leaves from thick ribs. Rinse and run leaves through a salad spinner to dry well. Working in batches on a cutting board, gather and bunch kale leaves together and thinly slice creating ribbons.
Transfer kale to a very large bowl along with apples, carrots, almonds, cheddar cheese and red onion.
Whisk dressing again then pour over salad. Toss well to evenly coat.