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Fiesta Kale Salad
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups baby kale leaves, rinsed and dried
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • Dash of hot pepper sauce
  • Dash of dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil: canola, olive, or avocado
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1 sweet potato, microwaved and diced
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped green onion

Directions:

  1. Arrange baby kale on a large platter. Top it with the juice of one lemon, one lime, hot pepper sauce, and oregano.
  2. Add the other items in groups in a circle on the outside of the kale: black beans, tomatoes, corn, diced avocado, and sweet potato.
  3. Sprinkle everything with chopped green onion and serve.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serves 4. Each serving has 174 calories, 9g fat, 1g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 49mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, 5g sugars, and 5g protein.

Chef’s Tips:

  1. This salad is the perfect accompaniment to grilled chicken or fish.
  2. This looks especially nice when garnished with a lemon wedge and fresh flat-leaf parsley.
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