As a food blogger and recipe enthusiast, I love discovering and trying out new recipes. One of my recent favorites is the Safeway Kale Salad recipe, which is not only delicious but also healthy. In this article, I will share with you the ingredients, instructions, nutrition information, FAQs, and tips for making this amazing salad.
1 bunch kale
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon honey
1 clove garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
Remove the kale leaves from the stems and tear them into bite-sized pieces.
In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, honey, garlic, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
In a large bowl, toss the kale with the dressing until well-coated.
Add the almonds, cranberries, and feta cheese to the salad and toss gently.
Serve and enjoy!
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Can I use a different type of leafy green for this salad?
Yes, you can use other greens like spinach or arugula instead of kale.
Can I make the dressing ahead of time?
Yes, you can make the dressing up to 3 days in advance and store it in the refrigerator.
What can I substitute for almonds?
You can use other nuts like walnuts, pecans, or pine nuts instead of almonds.
Can I use fresh cranberries instead of dried?
Yes, you can use fresh cranberries, but you may need to add some extra sweetness to the salad.
Is this salad vegan?
No, it’s not vegan because of the feta cheese. But you can use a vegan cheese substitute or omit the cheese altogether.
How long does this salad last in the fridge?
The salad will last for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.
Can I add other ingredients to this salad?
Yes, you can add other ingredients like sliced apples, pomegranate seeds, or grilled chicken to the salad.
Can I use a different type of mustard?
Yes, you can use other types of mustard like whole-grain or spicy mustard instead of Dijon.
How can I make this salad more filling?
You can add some quinoa, chickpeas, or grilled tofu to the salad to make it more filling.
Can I use bottled lemon juice instead of fresh?
It’s better to use fresh lemon juice for this recipe, but bottled lemon juice can work in a pinch.
If you’re not a fan of raw kale, you can massage the leaves with a little bit of olive oil and lemon juice to make them softer and more palatable.
You can also toast the almonds in a dry skillet for a few minutes before adding them to the salad to bring out their flavor.
If you’re making this salad for a party, you can prepare the kale and dressing ahead of time and then assemble the salad just before serving.