Kale Avocado Salad with Orange & Mint

June 16, 2014

Author Notes: Kale is an excellent source of nutrients, raw or in a sauté. Try adding this fresh, flavorful raw Kale salad to your meals and reap the nutritional benefits!Diane Hoch

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 Kale leaves, torn up into small pieces and massaged for one minute
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Avocado, massaged into the Kale until creamy
  • 2 teaspoons Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Sweetened or unsweetened cranberries (unsulfered)
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Mint, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 Orange, cut into 1/2 inch segments
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 Lemon zest
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, place the kale and olive oil - massage, rub and get nice and friendly with the vegetables until the kale begins to wilt and release some moisture, about 2 1/2 minutes. Add the avocado, lemon and orange juices, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, mint, orange segments, salt, pepper, lemon zest. Mix until combined. Serve and enjoy.

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