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Greek Kale Salad with Avocado

Greek Kale Salad with Avocado is a hearty and colorful salad that’s packed to max with flavor, healthy fats, and nutrient-dense veggies! The perfect salad for any upcoming potlucks and summer grill-outs. It can be made Whole30 and Vegan-friendly by simply omitting the feta cheese.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 side servings 1x
  • Category: Salads & Sides

Ingredients

  • 34 cups kale, stems removed & roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, cubed or sliced
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, diced (~1 cup)
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium sweet bell pepper, diced (~1 cup)
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, diced (~1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced (~1/3 cup)
  • 2/3 c. artichoke hearts, quartered
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olive, sliced
  • 23 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped (or 1 tsp. dried)
  • Optional: 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled (omit for vegan, dairy-free and whole30-friendly)
  • 1/31/2 cup Greek Vinaigrette Dressing (recommend Primal Kitchen) or see recipe below*

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients.
  2. Add vinaigrette and gently toss salad.
  3. Serve as a side or add cooked chicken or salmon and enjoy as an entree salad.

Notes

*Homemade Greek Vinaigrette: Whisk together 1/4 cup olive oil or avocado oil,1 lemon, juiced, 1 tsp. dried oregano, ½ tsp. dried basil, ¼ tsp. dried thyme, ¼ tsp. garlic powder, Sea salt and pepper to taste

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Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (with feta)
  • Calories: 185
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 300 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 5 g