Saturday, March 23, 2013

kale salad with chili lime vinaigrette.


I'm cooking taking pictures of my food again.  After having lunch at this amazing little cafe and shop in Raleigh called Zest Cafe, and trying their "eat more kale" salad, I was determined to recreate it. 

And do exactly as it said, eat more kale. Like, every day if possible. 

This salad is amazing. And I can say that because I didn't make it up. Make it. Eat it. Love it.

Kale Salad with Chili Lime Vinaigrette
2 cups kale, chopped
1 tsp salt
1 cup spring mix
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 avocado, sliced into cubes
1 orange, peeled and cut into segments
1/4 cup rasins

for the vinaigrette:
1 tsp sesame hot chili oil 
1 tsp ancho chili powder
juice of 1/2 lime
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp dijon mustard

Put kale in large bowl, pour 1 tsp salt over kale and massage with clean hands for 1-2 minutes until kale reduces in size and is more tender. Add spring mix, cheese, avocado, orange and rasins. Add vinaigrette and enjoy!