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Kale Salad with Pomegranates and Lemon Vinaigrette

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Photo attribution: Mayra Reyes
Ready In: 20 minutes
Serves: 6
Low Added SugarDairy-freeGluten-freeVeganVegetarianLow Sodium

Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Pomegranates offer potent anti-oxidant activity along with potassium to help manage blood pressure and walnuts offer omega-3 fatty acids to help quell inflammation and promote healthy blood vessels.

What you'll need

Small bowl
Whisk or fork
Measuring spoons
Measuring cups
Large bowl
Spatula or spoon


Serves 6
1 bunch Kale de-stemmed and torn into small pieces
1/2 cup Pomegranate Seeds
1/4 cup Walnuts toasted
2 tablespoons Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
Lemon Vinaigrette
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
1 clove Garlic pressed or minced (or more, to taste)
1 Lemon juiced
1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
of Salt to taste
of Black Pepper to taste



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In a small bowl, whisk together oil, mustard, garlic, lemon juice, syrup, salt, and pepper.


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Place kale in a large bowl. Drizzle one tablespoon of vinaigrette over kale. Use hands to massage dressing into leaves until tender and coated. Add more dressing if needed.


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Add pomegranates, walnuts, and coconut and toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g12%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 47 mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 8 g3%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7%
Sugars <1 g
Protein 2 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Source: Shauna Schultz, RD, Nevada County Public Health
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