Kale and Asian Pear Salad

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceRecipe from AHouseintheHills.com.
Prep time
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time15 minutes

Description

Try this delicious fall salad using local kale and Asian pears. 

Ingredients

2 bunches
kale (local, stems removed)
2  
pear, Asian (cored and cut into slices)
1/2 cup
pecans (roughly chopped)
1/2 cup
olive oil, extra virgin (plus 2 tbsp)
1  
shallot (chopped)
1 tablespoon
Mustard, Dijon
2 tablespoons
champagne vinegar
1  
lemon (juice from large lemon)
1/8 teaspoon
honey (local or maple syrup)
1 clove
garlic (crushed)
   
coconut oil
   
salt (to taste)
   
black pepper (to taste )

Instructions

To make the salad dressing, in a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, shallot, champagne vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, honey or maple syrup and sea salt. Adjust salt and honey to taste.

Use coconut oil to lightly coat a sauté pan. Cook kale in batches over medium low heat until bright green and slightly soft.

Pile kale onto a large serving plate, top with sliced pears and pecans. Dress to your preference. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately and enjoy. 

Notes

Lacinato kale or baby kale works great in salads!