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Warm Apple and Kale Salad

This harvest salad combines the tangy flavor of the goat cheese and lemon with the sweet warm spiciness of the sauteed apples.

4 Servings | 5 Minutes
Warm Apple and Kale Salad


1/4 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon grainy mustard

1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

8 cups stemmed and chopped kale

1 tablespoon butter

2 apples, cored and chopped (skin on) such as Gala

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon minced ginger

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Pinch cayenne pepper

1/4 cup toasted walnuts, chopped

1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese


Whisk olive oil with lemon juice, grainy mustard, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Toss kale with vinaigrette; set aside.

Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet set over medium heat. Add apples, brown sugar, ginger, nutmeg and cayenne; cook, stirring often, for 3 to 5 minute or until apples are tender, golden and caramelized.

Toss kale with warm apples, walnuts and blue cheese. Serve warm.

Chef's Notes:

Add 3 slices chopped bacon with the apples. Substitute goat cheese for the blue cheese, if desired.