Apple and Kale Salad

This apple and kale salad is perfect for potlucks because it travels so well.

September 11, 2015 | | Salads

The apple and kale salad is best made a couple of hours in advance to allow the lemon juice to tenderize the kale.
“This is a great salad for potlucks because it travels so well,” says Rebecca.

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This salad is even better if prepared and tossed with dressing a few hours or even a full day before serving. Serve with slow roasted loin of pork. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Apple and Kale Salad

Recipe submitted by: Rebecca Landman ( Visit Website )




  • 1 bunch kale (ribs and all), chopped
  • 3 crisp, tart apples, grated
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup toasted green pumpkin seeds(or toasted slivered almonds, or both)
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Place kale, grated apples, dried cranberries and toasted pumpkin seeds in a bowl.
  2. Combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour over kale-apple mixture.
  4. Toss well.

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