Serves: 4 | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 5 minutes
Kale Salad with Mustard Dressing

Ingredients

  • 4 cups kale, (1 bunch) remove hard stems and discard
  • 1 quart water, for blanching kale
  • 1 quart water, for blanching kale
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 pinches Eden Sea Salt
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 ripe avocado, seeded, peeled, sliced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, lightly dry pan roasted
  • Dressing
  • 1/4 cup Edensoy Unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 tsp Eden Yellow or Brown Mustard
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Eden Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried basil
    or 1 Tbsp fresh minced basil
  • 1 tsp dried basil
    or 1 Tbsp fresh minced basil
  • 1/4 tsp Eden Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp organic maple syrup

Directions

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the kale and blanche 3 to 4 minutes. Remove, drain, and rinse under cold water to set the bright green color. Using a knife, slice the kale into small pieces. Place the kale in a mixing bowl and add the lemon juice and pinches of sea salt. Using you hands, massage the lemon juice and salt into the kale to help soften the leaves. Let sit while you prepare the dressing.

Place all ingredients for the dressing into a blender and pulse until creamy. Pour into a serving container.

Place the grapes in the bowl with the kale and toss. Add the avocado and gently toss. Place the salad in a serving bowl and garnish with pine nuts. Spoon the dressing over the salad before eating.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 313 calories, 26 gram fat (69% calories from fat), 6 gram protein, 21 gram carbohydrate, 4 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 289 milligram sodium

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