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This Kale Salad Recipe with Citrus and Avocado is a must for dreary February. I know everyone says that January is the longest month ever, but February always seems to drag on forever. Perhaps it’s because I’m still coming down from the excitement of the holidays in January, and February weather in St. Louis has only one speed: gray and icy.
This kale salad recipe brightens everything up! Shredded kale with grapefruit, orange, avocado, and the best citrus-extra virgin olive oil dressing. It’s sunshine in a bowl, perfect for gloomy winter days.
Did I mention how well the textures play off each other? Juicy, tart citrus. And then, creamy avocado and little bits of crispy tofu. Finished with a bright orange dressing, oh man, it’s so good. I might have polished off an entire bowl yesterday for lunch. It’s just so, so good and super refreshing.
Great meals start with excellent extra virgin olive oil, and that’s why I call for using California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil in this recipe. Home cooks know that good extra virgin olive oil makes a difference and California Olive Ranch is the best. We use it twice in this recipe, first to cook the crispy tofu nuggets, and then again in the citrus orange dressing.
And, no healthy kale salad recipe is complete without using OXO tools. As you can see, I’m using OXO a few different ways in this recipe. First, to juice the oranges for the dressing, second to mix up the dressing with the OXO Salad Dressing Shaker, and lastly, I use the OXO Salad Spinner to wash and dry the kale so that dressing sticks and greens don’t get soggy, then toss everything together. I’ve been a big fan of OXO products for a long time and always seek them out for their quality.
I call for two kinds of citrus, grapefruit, and orange, which I love because the grapefruit balances out the sweet orange and makes things a little more tart. I call for amounts but feel free to make the dish sweeter by adding in more orange, or more tart by adding in more grapefruit.Print
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Kale Salad Recipe with Citrus and Avocado! This vegan salad is perfect for winter. Kale with two kinds of citrus, avocado and crispy tofu! Vegan and gluten-free.
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