Kale Waldorf Salad – Killing Me Softly

Kale is here to stay and this Kale Waldorf Salad is the proof in the pudding — no mayo, no oil, purely and simply the best salad, with OMGoodness! If you’re one of those kale haters, then just substitute your favourite greens. Get ready for a wonderful taste sensation and a mighty healthy treat.

Wondering where this Kale Waldorf Salad recipe came from? Abigail Nagorski whipped up a bowlful in a Meatless Monday cooking demonstration class at Whole Foods Market in Boca Raton.

Kale Waldorf Salad

Kale Waldorf Salad

  • 4 c finely chopped kale, preferably dinosaur kale, stems finely chopped
  • 1 large red apple, or 2 small ones, chopped, divided
  • 1 c thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 c lightly toasted chopped walnuts, divided into two 1/4 cup portions
  • 1/4 c plus 2 tablespoons raisins or mulberries
  • 2 T each Dijon mustard, water
  • 1 T vinegar, red wine, cider or rice
  • 1/8 t sea salt

Kale Waldorf Salad

In a large bowl, combine the kale, half the apple, celery, half the walnuts and 1/4 cup of the raisins or berries.

In a blender, purée the remainder of the apple, walnuts, raisins, mustard vinegar and salt.

Toss the salad with the dressing. Serves 4, but you’ll wish you were just 2.

Kale Waldorf Salad

Kale Waldorf Salad Print Ready Recipe

Kale Waldorf Salad

 

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