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Cherry and Sunflower Seed Kale Salad

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

 

Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Perfect for a light lunch or side, this Cherry and Sunflower Seed Kale Salad features a homemade honey-mustard vinaigrette. The dried cherries and sunflower seeds give the kale an extra crunch with a sweet and salty finish.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 ounces baby kale
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 117
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • sodium 184 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, honey, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add kale, dried cherries, onion, and sunflower seeds; toss.

Cook's Notes

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