Monday, December 9, 2013

Winter Kale Salad

SUMMER  WINTER KALE SALAD - I know its not summer but it was still delicious! 

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INGREDIENTS:
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves
chopped
1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen shelled
edamame (soybeans), thawed
1/4 red onion, sliced thin
1 cup shredded carrot
2/3 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
(such as Ocean Spray® Craisins®)
1/2 cup cashew pieces
1/2 cup shelled, roasted sunflower
seeds
DIRECTIONS:
1.           Whisk sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper, and olive oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; set aside.

2.           Toss kale, edamame, red onion, carrot, blueberries, dried cranberries, cashew pieces, and sunflower seeds together in a bowl. Pour about half the dressing over the mixture and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours. Serve remaining dressing on side.