Getting tired of the same old kale salad? Mix it up by adding this creamy avocado dressing on top of even more avocado. Because who are we kidding? Avocado never gets old. This salad also benefits from the spicy bite of freshly-sliced chilis and the added crunch of slivered almonds.

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Avocado Kale Chili Salad [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Serves

4

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 1 bunch kale (tuscan kale or curly leafed scots kale), stems removed
  • 1 1/2 avocados chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced
  • Sliced red chili, to taste
  • Coriander, to taste

For the Dressing:

  • 1 avocado
  • 6 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 6 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Coriander, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Slivered almonds, for garnish
  • Red chili sliced, for garnish
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Preparation

To Make the Salad:

  1. Remove stem from kale, wash and chop coarsely, place into mixing bowl
  2. Grind salt and pepper through kale and let sit for about 10 minutes to enhance flavour
  3. Add chopped avocado, red onion, cucumber, red chilies, and coriander toss gently through salad

To Make the Dressing:

  1. Place ingredients into vitamix and blend on high speed for about 1 minute
  2. Toss dressing gently through salad
  3. Garnish with flaked almonds, red chilli sliced, salt and pepper to taste.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 1447 | Total Carbs: 88 g | Total Fat: 109 g | Total Protein: 40 g | Total Sodium: 10 g | Total Sugar: 7 g Per Serving: Calories: 362 | Carbs: 22 g | Fat: 27 g | Protein: 10 g | Sodium: 3 mg | Sugar: 2 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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