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Kale Salad for Skeptics

MAY 22, 2016 | NELLAMAE

By: Nella Mae Parks

Ingredients:

  • ½ lb of kale leaves (for 2-4 servings)
  • Coarse sea salt 
  •  ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ c apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Pepper

Don’t chop kale: rip off the big stems and then rip handfuls of leaves into a bowl. Crunch it with your hands with some sprinkles of salt. Put dressing ingredients in a jar with lid, shake. Dress salad 5 minutes before serving. The acid in dressing facilitates wilting, which makes kale more palatable. Add strawberries, apples, nuts, seeds, cheese, etc. to make it more interesting. Note: dressing keeps well but salad does not. The recipe makes 2-4 servings.