Kale can have a flavor that is…intense. It can be a little bit bitter and definitely “green” tasting. Here is a delicious recipe to try that makes kale sexy and decadent!
I think kale is such a great vegetable. It grows easily and abundantly in my garden. It is a leafy green, a great source of vitamins A and C. It is full of protective antioxidants and is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet.
Start with a bowl full of freshly picked, torn kale leaves.
Top with diced fresh tomatoes.
Add a handful of toasted or raw almonds.
The dress with with delicious, salty, savory, sweet caeser-like dressing. And toss!
This salad is crave-worthy and make eating kale a new experience for veggie-haters!
Ultimate Kale Ceasar
1 large bunch of kale, stripped from stems and torn into bite-size pieces
1 large tomato, cut into chunks
1 handful of toasted or raw almonds, roughly chopped
1/4 c. almond butter
1/3 c. olive oil
2 T. rice wine vinegar
1-2 T. honey ( to taste)
1 t. minced fresh thyme
1 t. Dijon mustard
1 t. salt
several grinds fresh ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
Layer the kale, tomatoes and almonds in a large salad bowl.
Combine the dressing ingredients in a blender and blend 30 sec- 1 min, until smooth. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.