Creamy Kale Salad

Avocado and walnut oil (or olive oil) make the dressing for this salad, a refreshing mix of crispy apples, kale, and walnuts.

  • Servings: 4
Creamy Kale Salad

Source: Whole Living, January/February 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, seed removed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons walnut oil or extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 bunch kale (8 oz.), stemmed and coarsely chopped
  • 1 small red beet, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 sweet, crisp apple, cored and cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, chopped

Directions

  1. Combine avocado, vinegar, mustard, and oil in a food processor. Pulse until smooth. (It will be thick.) Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Combine kale, beets, apple, and walnuts in a large bowl. Toss with avocado dressing. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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