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16 Best Kale Salad Recipes to Make Now

JANUARY 20, 2023
16 Best Kale Salad Recipes to Make Now
Kale salads are a delicious way to get your greens in. They are healthy, filling, and can be adapted to fit any kind of flavor profile. From sweet to savory there is a wide variety of kale salad recipes to choose from. This list of the best kale salad recipes is sure to have something for everyone. From a Kale Apple and Pecan Salad to a Crunchy Thai Kale Salad, you're sure to find something that you love. So grab a bowl and get ready to dig in to these 16 best kale salad recipes. Bon appetit!
Well And Full

Kale Detox Salad w/ Pesto

This kale detox salad is the perfect meal for a cleanse, made with whole, real ingredients. Made with a mouthwatering carrot top pesto and roasted vegetables.
30
255.2k
487.0
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
1436
CALORIES
$4.63
PER SERVING
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Kale Detox Salad w/ Pesto
The Paleo Running Momma

Kale Salad with Chicken, Caramelized Onions, and Hot Bacon Dressing {Paleo}

This kale salad is packed to the max with goodies! Kale is tossed with shredded Brussels sprouts, lots of sweet caramelized onions, crispy bacon and grilled chicken plus a super tasty hot bacon dressing. It’s dairy free and paleo with both Whole30 and keto options.
35
16,685
845
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
445
CALORIES
$1.42
PER SERVING
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Kale Salad with Chicken, Caramelized Onions, and Hot Bacon Dressing {Paleo}
Peas and Crayons

Quinoa Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing

Say hello to my favorite new chopped salad! This Quinoa Kale Salad features medley of healthy, flavorful veggies tossed in a light lemony dressing.
18
29,463
128
28 min
TOTAL TIME
313
CALORIES
$1.22
PER SERVING
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Quinoa Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing
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Kitchen Confidante

Lemony Kale, Avocado, and Chickpea Salad

This kale salad from Simply Vegetarian Cookbook by Susan Pridmore is one of the recipes in the Five Ingredients chapter -- it's simple, wholesome, and easy to make for all the eaters in your family. Her flexitarian tip is to add roasted chicken to the salad.
5
38,793
65
20 min
TOTAL TIME
365
CALORIES
$1.01
PER SERVING
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Lemony Kale, Avocado, and Chickpea Salad
Minimalist Baker

Garlicky Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

SUPER flavorful, 30-minute Kale Salad with a creamy roasted garlic tahini dressing and crispy tandoori roasted chickpeas!
100
30,828
523
30 min
TOTAL TIME
927
CALORIES
$4.14
PER SERVING
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Garlicky Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas
So Let's Hang Out

Massaged Kale Salad With Cherries, Pistachios & Grilled Flank Steak

Enjoy a fresh and flavorful summer salad featuring massaged kale, sweet cherries, crunchy pistachios, and grilled flank steak for the perfect balance of protein and flavor.
7
106
1
25 min
TOTAL TIME
736
CALORIES
$7.19
PER SERVING
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Massaged Kale Salad With Cherries, Pistachios & Grilled Flank Steak
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Kale Revitalizing Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

Enjoy a refreshing and nutritious kale revitalizing salad mixed with a scrumptious carrot top pesto and delectable roasted vegetables. Perfect for a healthy, satisfying meal packed with whole ingredients and natural flavors.
3
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
691
CALORIES
$2.48
PER SERVING
Kale Revitalizing Salad with Carrot Top Pesto
Directions
10 STEPS
1
Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
2
Wash and dry carrots and potatoes, then cut them into 1/4-inch-thick rounds.
3
In a large bowl, combine chopped potatoes, carrots, and chickpeas.
4
Add in 1 tbsp olive oil, salt, pepper, dried parsley, dried basil, garlic powder, and dried thyme, mixing well until everything is evenly coated.
5
Place the vegetables and chickpeas on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, and bake for 45-50 minutes.
6
Once cooked, remove the vegetables and chickpeas from oven and let them cool.
7
While vegetables are cooking, create the carrot top pesto by combining carrot tops, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon juice in a food processor. Process on high until a slightly smooth pesto forms.
8
In a large bowl, combine thinly sliced Lacinato kale and pesto, mixing well until kale is evenly coated.
9
Add the roasted vegetables, chickpeas, and cooked brown rice to the kale pesto mixture, then stir until everything is evenly distributed.
10
Divide the salad into bowls and garnish with sliced jalapeños and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
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Cooking Classy

Kale Salad

Refreshing Kale Salad made with crisp kale, sweet apples, shredded carrot, toasted almonds, sharp white cheddar and a vibrant lemony vinaigrette. So much goodness in every bite!
9
3,336
107
20 min
TOTAL TIME
283
CALORIES
$1.04
PER SERVING
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Kale Salad
Inquiring Chef

Kale Salad with Chicken, Croutons and Soft Boiled Eggs

Packed with protein and vitamins from kale, these salad bowls are full of flavor. Make all the components ahead and toss them together for easy lunches! Serves 4
2
36
1
40 min
TOTAL TIME
866
CALORIES
$3.46
PER SERVING
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Kale Salad with Chicken, Croutons and Soft Boiled Eggs
How Sweet Eats

Parmesan Pistachio Kale Salad

Enjoy the perfect balance of salty, crunchy, and tangy flavors in this delicious Parmesan Pistachio Kale Salad. The perfect side dish for any occasion!
6
15,354
15
20 min
TOTAL TIME
569
CALORIES
$2.62
PER SERVING
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Parmesan Pistachio Kale Salad
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Superfood Kale Salad with Chickpeas, Pecans, and Feta

Get your daily dose of superfoods in one delicious bowl with this kale salad loaded with crunchy chickpeas, toasted pecans and tangy feta cheese - it's a flavor explosion you won't want to miss!
1
2
15 min
TOTAL TIME
421
CALORIES
$1.60
PER SERVING
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Superfood Kale Salad with Chickpeas, Pecans, and Feta
Minimalist Baker

Crunchy Thai Kale Salad

A colorful, crunchy Thai-inspired salad with kale, carrots, radishes, sesame-tofu and a spicy-sweet peanut dressing.
14
15,274
202
20 min
TOTAL TIME
480
CALORIES
$1.92
PER SERVING
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Crunchy Thai Kale Salad
How Sweet It Is

Butternut Squash Kale Salad

This butternut squash kale salad is so easy and delicious! Roasted, smoky butternut squash, goat cheese, pepitas and apricot vinaigrette.
32
5,294
186
40 min
TOTAL TIME
1011
CALORIES
$5.07
PER SERVING
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Butternut Squash Kale Salad
The Tasty Tip

Cracker Barrel Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad Recipe

Try this copycat Cracker Barrel Kale and Brussel sprouts salad recipe. Shredded veggies, crunchy pecans, and sweet Craisins are drizzled with a creamy maple vinaigrette. Gimme seconds please.
2
13
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME
483
CALORIES
$1.81
PER SERVING
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Cracker Barrel Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad Recipe
Nourish Nutrition Blog

Kale Apple and Pecan Salad

This hearty kale, apple and pecan salad goes really well with a simply grilled pork chop. It's a simple fall salad that's bursting with flavor.
5
446
5
10 min
TOTAL TIME
254
CALORIES
$1.16
PER SERVING
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Kale Apple and Pecan Salad
Cookie and Kate

Southwestern Kale Power Salad with Sweet Potato, Quinoa & Avocado Sauce

Healthy kale and quinoa power salad with spicy sweet potato, black beans and creamy avocado sauce. This gluten-free salad packs well for lunch, too!
98
5,667
359
40 min
TOTAL TIME
1049
CALORIES
$2.66
PER SERVING
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Southwestern Kale Power Salad with Sweet Potato, Quinoa & Avocado Sauce
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