Shaved Kale Salad


Recipe Information

Total Time: 45 minutes; 20 minutes active
Servings: 4

This kale, almond and raisin salad is accented with a tangy garlic and mustard dressing.


  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons raisins, roughly chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


Wash one large bunch of kale and remove the thick center stems from the leaves. Slice the kale into very thin strips and set aside.In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard and garlic.In a large salad bowl, toss the shredded kale with the dressing, almonds and raisins. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Let the salad sit for at least 15 and up to 30 minutes before serving.

Serving Suggestion

This slaw-like kale salad is a sweet, tangy and crunchy accompaniment to roasted pork or chicken. Wrap some in lavash with curried rice and pan-fried seitan for an on-the-go meal.

Nutritional Information

151 calories, 9 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 110 mg. sodium, 15 g. carbohydrate, 3 g. fiber, 5 g. protein