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Simple Kale Salad

Simple Kale Salad

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 - 8 servings 1x


This Simple Kale Salad recipe consists of just 9 ingredients and takes less than 10 minutes to make. This recipe is great to make ahead and have for lunch for the week.



Salad ingredients:

  • 1 Pound of Kale, Stems removed and rough chopped
  • 1 Cup Sliced Almonds

Dressing ingredients:

  • 2/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 Tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 Tsp. Salt

Other ingredients:



  1. If you’re using whole kale leaves, remove the tough stems and rough chop/tear the remaining kale leaves. Place the kale into a large bowl and massage to soften the kale. Set the bowl aside.
  2. In a food processor add 1 cup sliced almonds, 1/4 cup nutritional yeast, and 1 tsp. salt. Pulse until the sliced almonds are broken into small bits and all ingredients have been well incorporated.
  3. In a small bowl add all of the dressing ingredients and whisk thoroughly to combine.
  4. Add the dressing and pulsed ingredients to the bowl containing the kale along with the sliced almonds and toss to evenly coat the kale and combine all ingredients. Top with additional sliced almonds if desired and serve.