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Easy Kale Salad Recipe

This easy kale salad with mandarin oranges features a delicious citrus dressing. ($.94 per serving)
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Kale
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 169kcal


For the Dressing

  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1 tbs orange juice
  • 1 tbs pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbs water
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the Salad

  • 8 cups chopped kale
  • 1 cup wild blueberries defrosted
  • 3/4 cup mandarin oranges or clementine sections
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • Grated Parmesan for garnish optional


  • To make the dressing, place all the dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake to combine.
  • Wash the kale and remove the leaves from the thick stems. Chop the kale into bite-sized pieces and place it in a large bowl.
  • Pour about half of the dressing over the greens and toss to coat evenly. Taste the greens and add additional dressing as desired.
  • Top the dressed kale with the blueberries, almonds, golden raisins, and mandarin oranges.
  • Garnish with fresh grated Parmesan if desired and serve.



Calories: 169kcal