Green Power Salad with Avocado Dressing

  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 small ripe avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 75 mL
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 30 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
  • 4 cups chopped kale leaves (stems removed) 1 L
  • 1 lb small broccoli florets, cooked, cooled and patted dry 500 g
  • 1 cup shelled frozen edamame, cooked, cooled and patted dry 250 mL
  • 1 cup halved red grapes 250 mL
  • 1/4 cup toasted sunflower seeds 60 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    In blender, puree avocado, vinegar, 3 tbsp (45 mL) water, oil and salt into a smooth dressing. Place kale into large serving bowl; squeeze leaves to soften. Add broccoli, edamame and grapes. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds to serve.

Tip

Toss leftover salad with cooked, shredded chicken for a quick lunch or dinner.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Per serving (1/8 of the recipe)
  • Calories 170
  • Protein 7 g
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Sat fat 1 g
  • Carbohydrates 17 g
  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Sodium 180 mg