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Tasty Kale Apple Walnut Salad

  The fall is the perfect time to enjoy this delicious Kale Apple Walnut Salad because both kale and apples are in season!. This salad is a combination of many amazing flavors.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 273 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Granny Smith apples
  • 2 cups Gala or Braeburn apples
  • ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 4 cups baby kale
  • cups chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

Instructions
 

  • First, prepare the salad dressing by combining the Dijon mustard, olive oil, lemon juice, honey, sea salt, and black pepper in a small bowl. Stir well with a whisk and set aside.
  • Next, add the chopped apples and goat cheese to a bowl. Then drizzle the dressing over the salad mixture, tossing gently to coat. Then add the walnuts and the dried cranberries to the apple mixture and stir together.
  • Place the baby kale into a serving bowl or individual bowls and top with apple mixture. Enjoy!

Notes

Tips

  • Because apples can turn brown quickly, I recommend chopping the apples and add the salad dressing soon after. Or you can squeeze some lemon juice to help prevent them from browning.
  • Eating this salad soon after preparing will help prevent the apples from becoming soggy.

Nutrition Information:

273 kcals, 4.8 grams of protein, 15.4 grams of fat, 32 grams of carbohydrates, 4.6 grams of fiber
Keyword apples, kale