Kale and Blueberry Super Salad

This is the perfect salad for a summer picnic or barbecue!

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My husband was eating a deli salad from Safeway a few days ago and liked it so much he took a picture of it and texted it to me.  This is a pretty rare occurrence, and has never, ever happened with a salad.  Here is my recreation.  Serves 8-10.

  • 2 bunches of Lacinato (dark green/purple) kale, thinly sliced across the grain
  • 1 C. fresh blueberries
  • 1 C. shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 – 1 C. dried cranberries
  • 1/2 head of red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 C. champagne or white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 C. olive oil
  • 2 t. sugar, or 2 packets of stevia powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

To slice the kale, stack up a few leaves and slice them into thin shreds perpendicular to the stalk. Toss the kale, berries, seeds, cabbage and shallot together in a large bowl.  In a jar with…

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About swellkid recipes

I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a teacher, and an avid home cook. These recipes are written, tested and created or adapted by me in my home kitchen. All photos were taken by me with my Canon Digital Rebel XT. No filters or Photoshop, usually natural light on my kitchen table. My motto is, if I can do it, you can do it!
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