Add Bright Colors to Any Holiday Meal

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Holiday Kale Fennel SlawHoliday Kale Fennel Slaw

Serves: 8 | Serving Size: 1/2 cup


2 cups raw baby kale or black kale, thinly sliced
2 cups thinly sliced raw fennel
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 tablespoon chopped mint
2 tablespoons toasted walnut pieces
1/2 cup orange wedges
3 tablespoons poppy seed dressing
Pinch of cinnamon
Black pepper to taste


Mix all ingredients in a large bowl until well combined.

Serve in an attractive bowl or on individual plates.

Nutrition Information:

Serves 8. Each serving contains 66 calories, 3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 82 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 1 g sugar, and 2 g protein.

Each serving has 53% DV vitamin A, 56% DV vitamin C, 4% DV calcium, and 5% DV iron.

Chef’s Tips:

You can make this up to a day ahead of time.

To do so, assemble all vegetables, fruit, and nuts in a covered bowl or container. Leave the dressing off until you’re ready to serve the dish.

Add the dressing right before you serve the salad. Top it with a dash of cinnamon and a bit of black pepper.

This holiday salad is bright with green and red. It’s a great starter for a holiday meal, or a fun dish to bring to a party or pot luck.

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