Lemon Kale Salad with Berries

Lemon kale salad?  with Berries?  Total hit with family and friends!  A dear southern friend has served this salad several times with great success.

Salad Ingredients

  • 6 cups of Kale, de-stemmed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 slivered almonds
  • diced Monterey Jack cheese or feta to taste

Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp of minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp of Honey
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 cup (or less) of light olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place ALL vinaigrette ingredients in blender except olive oil and pulse for 2 minutes. Slowly drizzle in olive oil and blend till emulsified. Pour over salad ingredients.

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