Kale Salad with Champagne Vinegar Dressing

This is one of my favorite salads. I originally got the recipe from my friend Orit but I have change it up with different ingredients depending on my mood.

This is a healthy, easy and bright salad. This salad does not wilt easy, you can make this at least an hour before serving.

Kale Salad

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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1-2 bunches of Kale

Clean thoroughly and remove the middle stem (its too hard to eat)

Chop up in bite size pieces and place in bowl

Rince and wash kale. Remove the stem.
Rinse and wash kale. Remove the stem.

Chop up the kale in bite size pieces
Chop up the kale in bite size pieces

Other ingrediants (optional)

Roasted Beets

Red Onion (sliced thinly)

Toasted Pine Nuts

Goat Cheese

Arugula

toast your pine nuts on the stove until warm.
toast your pine nuts on the stove until warm.

Dressing:

1/4 cup minced shallots

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon of champagne vinegar

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 TSP ground pepper

Combine shallots, lemon juice vinegar and salt in bowl. (this is important…let this marinate for 15 min)

Add olive oil slowly whisking to combine then add pepper and add more salt and pepper if desired and pour over kale.

Massage dressing with your hands to break down the roughness of the kale. Massage it hard!This is key!

Chop up shallot
Chop up shallot

Adding fresh lemon juice to the dressing
Adding fresh lemon juice to the dressing

Add salt and pepper and champagne vinegar
Add salt and pepper and champagne vinegar

slice your red onions thin.
Slice your red onions thin.

add olive oil to the dressing after marinating for 30 min. Other toppings are red onion, goat cheese and beets.
Add olive oil to the dressing after marinating for 30 min.
Other toppings are red onion, goat cheese and beets.

Add the dressing to the salad and massage well!
Add the dressing to the salad and massage well!

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