Kale Waldorf Salad

Try out this unique variation of the classic Waldorf salad using kale instead of lettuce, and adding apples and walnuts into the dressing for a creamy consistency without using mayonnaise, perfect for vegans!

 

Makes 4-6 servings - Prep time: 10 minutes - Cook time 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

4 cups kale, finely chopped

1 large red apple, chopped

3 large stalks celery, thinly sliced

1/2 cup roasted walnuts, chopped

1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons raisins

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

 

Directions:

- Place the kale into a large bowl. Add half of the apple along with the celery, 1/4 cup walnuts (keeping the other 1/4 for the dressing), and 1/4 cup raisins (keeping the other 2 tablespoons for the dressing).

- Add the remaining apple, walnuts, and raisins into a blender, along with the Dijon mustard, 2 tablespoons of water, vinegar, and sea salt. 

- Blend the dressing until well combined, smooth, and slightly thick, adding water if needed to thin further.

- Pour the dressing over the salad, blend to combine, and enjoy!