Massaging the kale with Caesar dressing and allowing it to rest makes the fibrous leaves softer and more flavorful. Additional vegetables give the salad a nutrient kick. Look for a Caesar dressing without added sugar, or make your own.
Skill Level: Beginner. Serving Size: 1/4th of recipe.
Course Salad
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 bunches kale, stems removed, rinsed
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced and halved
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup Caesar dressing


  • Rinse and chop greens and place in large mixing bowl.
  • Massage kale with dressing and let rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Enjoy! 


Nutrition Information: Provides vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, dietary fiber, magnesium, and deliciousness. Gluten-free.
Calories: 340, Fat: 26g, Protein: 14g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 6g, Added Sugar: 0g, Sodium: 310mg