Super Summer Kale Salad

Super Summer Kale Salad

Super Summer Kale Salad

"While I pride myself on trying to be creative in all areas of my life, I have occasionally gone overboard, like the time I decided to bring to a party a salad that I constructed, on a huge rattan platter, to look like a miniature scale model of the Gardens of Babylon."
Gregory Maguire
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Prep Time 20 mins
Additional Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 344 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch kale stems removed and leaves chopped
  • ½ 16 ounce package frozen shelled edamame (soybeans), thawed
  • ¼ red onion sliced thin
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup sweetened dried cranberries such as Ocean Spray® Craisins®
  • ½ cup cashew pieces
  • ½ cup shelled roasted sunflower seeds

Instructions
 

  • Whisk sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper, and olive oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
  • Toss kale, edamame, red onion, carrot, blueberries, dried cranberries, cashew pieces, and sunflower seeds together in a bowl. Pour about half the dressing over the mixture and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours. Serve remaining dressing on the side.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Super Summer Kale Salad
Serving Size
 
8 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
344
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
18
g
28
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Sodium
 
239
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
593
mg
17
%
Carbohydrates
 
42
g
14
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
26
g
29
%
Protein
 
9
g
18
%
Vitamin C
 
78
mg
95
%
Calcium
 
149
mg
15
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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