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Apple Kale Salad with Mint Yogurt Dressing RecipeApple Kale Salad with Mint Yogurt Dressing

Source: MyFoodDiary.com

apple kale salad

The ingredients in this healthy salad are rich in antioxidants, fiber, and heart-healthy fat. The kale and apples provide a balance of sweet, tart, and bitter flavors, while a simple yogurt dressing keeps it light and nutritious. This salad makes an ideal snack, or pair it with your favorite soup or sandwich for an easy lunch.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 recipe
Amount Per Serving
213
Calories
% Daily Value*
13%
Total Fat 8.2g
4%Saturated Fat 0.9g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
10%
Sodium 220mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate 32.6g
20%
Dietary Fiber 5.6g
Sugars 18.6g
Protein 4.8g
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 2 servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced kale leaves
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 tbsp chopped walnuts

Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Place the kale, apple, celery, cranberries, and walnuts in a medium-sized bowl.
  2. In a small dish, stir together the yogurt, lemon juice, mint, salt, and pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat all ingredients. Serve immediately at room temperature, or refrigerate for up to 24 hours and serve cold.
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