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.


  • 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

  • ½ bunch kale (8 ounces), stemmed and coarsely chopped

  • 1 small red beet, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 1 sweet, crisp apple, cored and cut into thin wedges

  • ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped


  1. Combine avocado, vinegar,mustard, and oil in a foodprocessor. Pulse until smooth.(It will be thick.) Season withsalt 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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