Date-Nut Kale Salad

Kale Really needs to Relax

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    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2016

  • About

Have you ever massaged your kale? I didn’t understand why kale salads were so popular until I learned the massaging trick. Now it all makes sense. Bitter and tough but loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, kale has a well-deserved reputation as a numero uno leafy green. When you break down its defenses with a little salt and a lot of tough love, it surrenders, becoming less bitter, more flavorful, and able to stand up to dressings for days. This salad has a sweet-and-sour balanc