Kale Salad with Chimichurri and Hummus

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Author Notes: A raw kale salad with a ka-pow chimichurri dressing and a creamy floor of lemony hummus. I used fresh oregano that I've managed to keep alive on my windowsill all this brutal winter but you could sub dry or another fresh herb. Substantial and satisfying especially with a hunk of bread to clean up the plate. Laurie


Serves 1

Kale Salad

  • 1 handful (large) baby kale, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 avocado, cubed
  • 1/2 cup hummus, plain with a squeeze of lemon or from your favorite recipe


  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup packed, italian parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  1. Put all ingredients into a blender and process until thoroughly mixed. Leftover sauce is great on meats and pasta and also freezes well.

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