Easy Kale Salad with Fresh Lemon Dressing Recipe

Easy Kale Salad with Fresh Lemon Dressing Recipe

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How To Make Easy Kale Salad with Fresh Lemon Dressing

Take a bite of this crunchy kale salad for your next lunch meal! It comes with a mix of veggies and drizzled with a sour lemon dressing for full dish.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 5cupskale,chopped
  • 2tspolive oil
  • tspsalt
  • 2cupsbroccoli,chopped
  • ½cupalmonds,sliced
  • ½cupcheese,like cheddar or feta, optional
  • ½cupcarrots,shredded
  • ¼cupred onion,diced
  • ¼cupsunflower seeds
  • ¼cupcranberries

For Lemon Dressing:

  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • ½tspdried oregano
  • ¼tspsalt
  • tspground black pepper
  • 1tsphoney,or sugar, adjust and add to taste


Lemon Dressing:

  1. Combining the olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, dijon mustard, garlic, oregano, salt, black pepper, and honey, in a lidded mason jar.

  2. Shake well to emulsify.

  3. Dip a kale leaf in the dressing, then adjust the honey, salt, and pepper to taste.

Kale Salad:

  1. Massage the chopped kale with a little olive oil and a pinch of salt.

  2. Rub with fingers until leaves begin to darken and tenderize.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the massaged kale, broccoli, almonds, cheese, carrots, onion, sunflower seeds, cranberries.

  4. Shake the dressing once more, then pour about ⅓ of the dressing over the salad.

  5. Toss to coat.

  6. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 377.62kcal
  • Fat: 32.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.24g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.26g
  • Fiber: 5.57g
  • Sugar: 5.24g
  • Protein: 11.01g
  • Cholesterol: 16.83mg
  • Sodium: 400.69mg
  • Calcium: 228.39mg
  • Potassium: 496.66mg
  • Iron: 1.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 285.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 70.43mg
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