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Weeknight Kale Salad with Miso Dressing

One of the easiest, tastiest, nutritious, quickest perfect winter salads for weeknights. It’s also perfect for meal prep as the ingredients get better as they marinate. I’ve been making this salad for years, and even though I’m a fan of hot foods in cold weather, I make exception for this. If you don’t like kale, this salad will make you a fan! And it’s ready in 15 min.

This salad has all the added benefits of seeds, nuts and an easy miso dressing (here’s your chance to get your dose of fermented foods).

Kale and Carrot Salad with Miso Dressing
Quick and Delicious Kale and Carrot Salad with Miso Dressing

Ingredients

Dressing⠀

Juice of 1 lemon⠀

Extra virgin olive oil – 3 tablespoons⠀

Miso paste – 1 tablespoon⠀

Salad

Kale – 1 bunch cut into ribbons (any type of kale you like)⠀

Carrots – 3 medium shredded⠀

Red onion – 1/4 thinly sliced⠀

Feta cheese – ¼ cup crumbled⠀ (optional)

Walnuts – 2 tablespoon⠀

Sunflower seeds – 2 tablespoon⠀

Method

Mix the dressing first, and set aside. I usually make it at the base of a big glass mixing bowl.

Add all the salad ingredients to the bowl. Massage it in by hands. Let it marinate for 10-15 minutes. Enjoy!

Weeknight Kale Salad with Miso Dressing

A quick and delicious salad with kale, carrots, walnuts and miso dressing.

  • 1 bunch kale (shredded)
  • 3 carrots (shredded)
  • ¼ red onion (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup feta (or goat cheese)
  • 2 tbsp walnuts
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds

Dressing

  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1 tbsp white miso paste
  1. Make the dressing. Thin it with water if need be. Set aside.

  2. Add all the salad ingredients to a large bowl.

  3. Pour the dressing. massage it in with hands. Let it marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Did you make this salad? Would love to hear how it turned out. Leave a comment below.

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