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Kale & Cherry Salad with Brie

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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Yield 8 cups + ⅓ cup vinaigrette (4 servings)
Category Salad
Cuisine American
Author Lauren

Description

Cherry and Kale Salad with Brie! Both fresh and dried cherries are used in this flavorful kale salad that's complete with fresh thyme, pistachios and a delicious white balsamic vinaigrette!

Ingredients

Salad

  • 8 cups torn Tuscan kale, or one 10-ounce bag
  • 1 cup pitted and halved bing cherries
  • ½ cup chopped dried cherries
  • ½ cup (2 ounces) diced brie
  • ¼ cup chopped pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves

Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon minced fresh garlic, from 1 medium clove
  • ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Toss together kale, cherries, dried cherries, brie, pistachios and thyme. 
  • Whisk together oil, vinegar, shallot, Dijon, honey, garlic, salt, and pepper for the vinaigrette. 
  • Divide salad between serving dishes and drizzle with vinaigrette.

Notes

Make it vegan: leave brie cheese out of the salad and use pure maple syrup in place of the honey in the vinaigrette.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cupsCalories: 266kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 8gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 298mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6g
Keywords Best Kale Salad, Cherry Salad, Cherry Salad Recipe, Tuscan Kale Salad
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