Kale, Apple and Feta Salad

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Looking for an idea for a winter salad? So here is a very simple and delicious Kale, Apple and Feta Salad recipe.

Where does Kale come from?

Kale or kale is a vegetable from the cabbage family or rather Bracicaceae . Unlike traditional cabbages like red cabbage or white cabbage, kale does not form a head and comes in long stems with wavy leaves. The stems can reach a meter long.

Kale
Kale

Kale has a delicious, slightly sweet taste. It can replace spinach in many dishes while maintaining a firmer texture than spinach.

It is often found in traditional German cuisine in the form of a pot-au-feu called Grünkohl-Eintopf. Across the Atlantic, in the United States or Canada, kale is very popular and can be found in all forms: smoothie, curry, chips etc.

Kale, Apple and Feta Salad Recipe

For about 2 servings you need the following ingredients:

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 1 large bunch of kale (kale)
  • 1/2 pomegranate
  • 100 g of feta
  • 20 g of pine nuts
  • 1 apple
  • 1 tablespoon of butter

For the salad dressing

  • 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese or yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of tahini
  • 1 lime, juice
  • salt
  • pepper
Kale, Apple and Feta Salad

Preparation

Step 1: The kale

Wash the kale and dry it. Then cut it finely. Put it on a plate or in a salad bowl.

Kale, Apple and Feta Salad

To make your kale more tender, you can marinate it with a little olive oil and lemon juice. Then massage the kale with your hands for a few minutes. There is a detailed article on how to do this. macerate the kale in 15 min on the blog of Minimalist Baker .

Step 2: The sauce

Combine the cottage cheese or yogurt, olive oil, tahini and lime juice. Add salt and pepper. Check the taste and readjust the amounts if necessary. Here are some indications:

  • If the sauce is too salty, add cottage cheese and olive oil
  • If the sauce is too tangy, add a little salt, olive oil and cottage cheese

Pour the sauce over the kale.

Kale, Apple and Feta Salad

Step 3: Pomegranate and pine nuts

Cut the pomegranate in half and seed it. Add the seeds to the salad.

Toast the pine nuts in a pan without oil. They should just take on a golden color. Then add them to the salad.

Kale, Apple and Feta Salad

Step 4: The feta

Cut the feta into small cubes and add it to the salad.

Step 5: The apple

Wash and peel the apple. Remove the seeds and cut it into strips about 1 cm wide.

In a frying pan, heat a tablespoon of butter. As soon as the butter has melted, add the apple slices. Lower the heat and brown the apples until lightly golden.

Place the apple slices on the salad. Eat lukewarm or cold.

Kale, Apple and Feta Salad
Kale, Apple and Feta Salad

How to vary this Kale, Apple and Feta Salad recipe?

You can vary this Kale, Apple and Feta Salad recipe, here are some ideas:

  • Replace the apple with Pear
  • Replace the pine nuts with roasted hazelnuts or some pecan nuts
  • For a no-bake recipe, leave the apple raw
  • Replace the grenade with cranberries

If you liked this recipe, then you will surely like these other winter recipes too!

Do not hesitate to leave me a comment if you have questions!

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Kale, Apple and Feta Salad

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Plat principal
Cuisine Américaine
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

For the salad

  • 1 large bunch of kale kale
  • 1/2 pomegranate
  • 100 g of feta
  • 20 g of pine nuts
  • 1 apple
  • 1 tablespoon of butter

For the salad dressing

  • 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese or yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of tahini
  • 1 lime juice
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Wash the kale and dry it. Then cut it finely. Put it on a plate or in a salad bowl.
  • Combine the cottage cheese or yogurt, olive oil, tahini and lime juice. Add salt and pepper. Check the taste and readjust the amounts if necessary. Here are some indications:
  • If the sauce is too salty, add cottage cheese and olive oil
  • If the sauce is too tangy, add a little salt, olive oil and cottage cheese
  • Pour the sauce over the kale.
  • Cut the pomegranate in half and seed it. Add the seeds to the salad.
  • Toast the pine nuts in a pan without oil. They should just take on a golden color. Then add them to the salad.
  • Cut the feta into small cubes and add it to the salad.
  • Wash and peel the apple. Remove the seeds and cut it into strips about 1 cm wide.
  • In a frying pan, heat a tablespoon of butter. As soon as the butter has melted, add the apple slices. Lower the heat and brown the apples until lightly golden.
  • Place the apple slices on the salad. Eat lukewarm or cold.
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