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Kale Salad

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 15 min
  • 35 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
from Gatheredtable Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts lightly toasted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese shavings

Directions

Prep: 1. Slice kale. 2. Toast pine nuts. Make: 1. Whisk white balsamic vinegar, honey, oil, and salt in large bowl. 2. Add kale, currants, and pine nuts; toss to coat. 3. Let marinate 20 minutes at room temperature, tossing occasionally. 4. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle cheese shavings over salad and serve.

Notes

We find that the key to kale salad is massaging it a little either as you wash it, or with the vinegar. If you want to make this a heartier side, or even a main dish, try adding roasted butternut squash or beets. Candied walnuts or toasted almonds can be substituted for pine nuts if desired. Make this salad your own by adding your own homemade dressing! We love to try something new every time, check out our salad dressing tips here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2014/09/16/homemade-salad-dressings-rules-of-thumb/

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