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Colorful Kale Salad

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Colorful Kale Salad

Colorful Kale Salad

Jessica Braider
This bright, cheerful salad is a great introduction to kale salad. The trick is to massage the dressing into the kale leaves, as it helps to tenderize them.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 lemon juice only, about 1/4 cup
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch kale thinly sliced 12 – 16 oz.
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries (preferably naturally sweetened)
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper or to taste


  • Whisk together the lemon juice and oil.
  • In a medium to large serving bowl, pour the dressing over the kale and onions.
  • With clean hands, gently massage the dressing into the salad to soften and flavor the kale leaves.
  • Add the dried cranberries, salt and pepper and serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days.


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Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 106, Total Fat: 3g, 4.5%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 2.5%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 74mg, 3%; Total Carbohydrate: 21g, 7%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 11%; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 2g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, All, Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Make-Ahead, Nut-Free, Salads, Side Dish, Spring, Summer, Super Scramble Express (20 minutes or less total), Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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