Kale may be everywhere these days but there’s no denying this leafy superfood’s crowd-pleasing flavour. Here are 20 new and delicious ways to eat the leafy green, including variations topped with cumin-roasted beets and feta, or apple, bacon and candied pecans.
Heartland Chopped Salad
A hearty mix of dinosaur kale, baby spinach, pear, wild rice and toasted walnuts makes this salad a special app, side or stand-alone meal. Find more healthy meal-sized salads you’ll actually crave.
Kale and Quinoa Salad
This colourful salad is a great packable lunchtime meal or served as a light dinner.
Kale Citrus Salad
Jalapeño adds a touch of heat to this fresh, tangy salad with crunchy kale, clementines and goat cheese.
Kale and Cranberry Slaw
Kale is a great salad staple. Because of its hearty leaves, it doesn’t get too wilty and will keep for a few days.
Kale Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette and Pecorino
Chef Matt Simpson shares this recipe for Montecito Restaurant’s signature kale salad — we guarantee this incredible dish will quickly become a family-favourite!
Wild Rice, Artichoke and Kale Salad
More than just a healthy salad, this beautiful dish boats a medley of flavours.
Vegan Kale Caesar Salad
Tempeh is packed with probiotic properties. This delicious dish features tempeh bacon and garlic croutons, amounting to a flavourful vegan kale salad with lots of crunch and flavour.
Warm Salad Bowl
This dish is filled with plenty of healthy and tasty ingredients like wild rice, dried cranberries and toasted walnuts and a generous amount of feta cheese. Not only is it delicious, it provides you with Vitamin C and 6 grams of protein!
Kale, Spinach and Quinoa Salad
Greens and quinoa are mixed with mango, avocado and zesty lemon shallot dressing for a nutritious salad that’s the perfect power-packed barbecue side.
Get the recipe for Kale, Spinach and Quinoa Salad
Cumin Roasted Beets, Kale and Feta Salad
Roasting beets brings out their sweetness making them a tasty addition to scrumptious salad. Salty feta, sweet beets and hearty kale make this salad a well-balanced meal.
Kale and Bacon Salad with Croutons
This crunchy, salty kale salad combines bacon, croutons and a maple-Dijon vinaigrette for a tasty take on the classic Caesar.
Kale Apple Salad with Candied Pecans
This hearty salad is packed with black kale, cranberries, radicchio, matchstick-cut apple, and chopped bacon, then tossed in a delicious maple dressing.
Massaged Kale Salad Recipe with Apple and Dates
Massaging the kale with salt creates a more delicate texture. Toss with apple slices, chopped dates, and drizzle with oil and vinegar for the perfect side to any main.
Roasted Sweet Potato Kale Salad with Mustard Dill Vinaigrette
The mustard dill vinaigrette in this vibrant kale salad is absolutely irresistible, not to mention the soft roasted sweet potatoes and crunchy candied pumpkin seeds. Easy to make ahead so you can focus on your main course
Kale and Walnut Salad
The darker the better, leafy greens like kale and arugula, reduce nasal and chest congestion and are full of vitamin A, vitamin K and bone-health-promoting manganese to keep you healthy this winter.