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Summertime Kale Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
Crisp kale, ripe fruit, crunchy vegetables and a pungent dressing come together to make this tasty and wholesome summertime salad. Kale, a member of the cabbage family, is packed with beta-carotene and other nutrient-rich antioxidants. And, did you know that just one cup of kale offers over two times the amount of vitamin A you need in one day? The fresh summer berries infuse color and a sweet taste. A healthy and light salad that is perfect for summer and pairs well with just about everything!
- Kale, cut into bite-size pieces
- 2 carrots, shredded
- 1 cup of red cabbage, shredded
- 5 radish, thinly sliced
- 3 tomatoes, cut into 4 wedges, then cut the wedges in half
- 1 package of strawberries, cut into fours
- 1 package of raspberries
- 1 package of blueberries
- 3 green onions, thinly sliced
- Parsley, cilantro and basil
- 10 raspberries
- 4 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
- 8 tbsp of olive oil
- juice of 1/2 lemon
- 2 tsp of salt
- 1 tsp of pepper
Toss together kale, carrots, red cabbage, green onions, radishes, strawberries, and tomatoes. Add the raspberries and blueberries. Chop the herbs and mix in.
Whisk all vinaigrette ingredients together. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients and the dressing, and mix until well coated. Let set 10-15 minutes and enjoy.