This easy holiday salad gets its flavor from a sweet citrus dressing that's infused into the kale by massaging the greens and the dressing together with your hands. We like a mix of kale for this recipe, but any type of kale will work.

Liz Mervosh
Source:, September 2020


Recipe Summary

10 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir shallot and vinegar together in a large bowl; let stand for 5 minutes. Whisk in oil, honey, orange zest, orange juice, salt and pepper. Add kale and massage the mixture gently with your hands until the kale is lightly wilted, about 3 minutes. Arrange the salad on a platter; sprinkle with cranberries and almonds.


Nutrition Facts

134 calories; protein 1.8g 4% DV; carbohydrates 19.1g 6% DV; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 15.3g; fat 6.8g 10% DV; saturated fat 0.8g 4% DV; vitamin a iu 1887.3IU 38% DV; vitamin c 27mg 45% DV; folate 31.6mcg 8% DV; calcium 42.8mg 4% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 21.5mg 8% DV; potassium 156.6mg 4% DV; sodium 262.3mg 11% DV; thiaminmg 4% DV; added sugar 11g.