Kale Salad with Fennel, Tangerines and Walnuts

[ 0 ] October 12, 2012 |

 

Colorful and Nutritious Kale Salad with Fennel, Tangerines, and WalnutsKale is among the most nutrient-dense commonly eaten vegetables. This  kale Salad with Fennel, Tangerines and Walnuts is a decadent feast for your senses. Colorful and flavorful.

Kale is no ordinary vegetable with his unique flavor and vibrant color.

This  green vegetable  makes a nutritious, delicious green salad.  The leaves become tender after a light marinating “massage”.

Kale has gained fame as a source of calcium that is absorbed by our bodies about twice as well as the calcium from dairy products.

 Colorful and Nutritious Kale Salad with Fennel, Tangerines, and Walnuts

It can be a rather though green to eat raw, especially if large leaves are used.

To improve its appeal, cut it matchstick thin and marinate it in a citrus-based dressing.

Kale Salad with Fennel, Tangerine and Walnuts
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 bunch kale
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 6 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tangerine, peeled, seeded, and cut in segments
  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper , julienned
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
Instructions
  1. Wash kale and remove stems. Chiffonade the leaves by stacking them, then rolling them lengthwise and slicing them into thin strips.
  2. Place sliced leaves into a large bowl with 4 Tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, and sea salt.
  3. Use your hands to gently massage the kale with the marinade, for about 1 minute.
  4. Add more olive oil as needed to lightly coat and soften the kale.
  5. Add fennel, red pepper, tangerines, and walnuts.
  6. Serve cold or room temperature.

 

 Colorful and Nutritious Kale Salad with Fennel, Tangerines, and Walnuts

 

Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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Category: Salads, Side Dishes

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