kale salad

Kale – Artichoke and Avocado Salad | Easy Meals

The most famous collard today hoy is KALE.

KALE is in fashion today, it is considered one of the most nutritive vegetables and at the same time, it is underutilized. It is called  “col verde”, “col crespa” “col rizada” o “berza” in Spanish. Kale is a close relative of broccoli, cauliflower and Brussel Sprouts.

 

kale salad
Kale – Artichoke and Avocado Salad | Easy Meals

The one famous spinach that Popeye made even more well-known was unseated by kale and today kale is the queen of green produce. Many of us are just discovering kale and are incorporating it to our daily Cooking Easy Meals.  Others consider it really popular as they are taking care of their bodies and their health. Kale is exceptionally rich in nutrients and very beneficial to our health as well as that has an exotic flavor.

 

I knew of kale only as garnish and always saw it at buffet tables for its rich green color and curly tips which makes it very decorative, I didn’t even know that you could eat it until recently when all this boom about it!

Today is utilized in all dishes like salads, juices, soups, rice, just, let your imagination run wild!

I have today a delicious, simple and easy to prepare salad with kale, artichoke and avocado.

Three perfect ingredients, if you are thinking about taking care of your health. As I mentioned before, Kale has great health benefits, artichokes are very filling and high in fiber and avocados have beneficial oils for your health.

Ingredients to prepare Kale Artichoke and Avocado Salad.

kale salad ingredients
Ingredients Kale Artichoke and Avocado Salad

Yields 6 portions

1 Bag of artichokes hearts
1 Lemon
1 Box of cherry tomatoes
1 Bunch of parsley
1 Bunch of Kale or a pre-cut bag of Kale
1 Avocado
1 Roman Lettuce
Avocado Dressing, Here is the recipe

How to prepare – step by step- Kale Artichoke and Avocado Salad

 

 

Artichoque salad
HEAT water and when is boiling add the artichoke hearts with the sliced lemon, cook for 6 minutes. It should be al dente, do not over-cook.

THAW the artichoke

HEAT water and when is boiling add the artichoke hearts with the sliced lemon, cook for 6 minutes. It should be al dente, do not over-cook.

REMOVE FROM WATER and strained the artichoke

PLACE over ice water to stop the cooking process
CUT  the artichoke hearts in about half inch size pieces and place in a dish. Leave 4 or 6 big pieces to garnish the salad.
CUT the cherry tomatoes in half and add to the dish (You can also use big tomatoes cut in little pieces)
CHOP parsley finely.
SEPARATE Lettuce leaves, wash and dry them, and cut them in big square pieces.
WASH Kale really well and cut in pieces
CUT avocado lengthwise in 6 pieces.
PLACE in a tray first the Kale, then top with the lettuce, and then place the avocado pieces at the corner of the tray and the artichoke hearts in the middle.

SERVE the dressing next to the salad so each guest can add as they prefer.

 How to serve the Kale Artichoke and Avocado

The last time I prepared this salad, I made it with:

This salad is excellent to serve with any type of dish, specially meats, chicken and fish.

Ahhh… and for that special dinner, is very elegant and delicious, I highly recommend it.

Puedes leer esta receta en español aquí

Tell me, ¿Do you have any kale recipe? ¿Do you have any tips or tricks to prepare KALE that you would like to share? ¿How do you solve your daily Cooking Easy Meals?

I would love for you to leave me a comment about this article that you just read and tell me a little bit about what concerns you about food preparation. I personally am answering your questions as my main objective is helping you to have success in the kitchen! Like in this case, that you will be able to prepare this easy and delicious dish!

 Kale Artichoke and Avocado Salad

Kale - Artichoke and Avocado Salad | Easy Meals
 
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The most famous collard today hoy is KALE. KALE is in fashion today, it is considered one of the most nutritive vegetables and at the same time, it is underutilized. It is called “col verde”, “col crespa” “col rizada” o “berza” in Spanish. Kale is a close relative of broccoli, cauliflower and Brussel Sprouts. The one famous spinach that Popeye made even more well-known was unseated by kale and today kale is the queen of green produce. Many of us are just discovering kale and are incorporating it to our daily Cooking Easy Meals. Others consider it really popular as they are taking care of their bodies and their health. Kale is exceptionally rich in nutrients and very beneficial to our health as well as that has an exotic flavor. I knew of kale only as garnish and always saw it at buffet tables for its rich green color and curly tips which makes it very decorative, I didn’t even know that you could eat it until recently when all this boom about it! Today is utilized in all dishes like salads, juices, soups, rice, just, let your imagination run wild! I have today a delicious, simple and easy to prepare salad with kale, artichoke and avocado. Three perfect ingredients, if you are thinking about taking care of your health. As I mentioned before, Kale has great health benefits, artichokes are very filling and high in fiber and avocados have beneficial oils for your health.
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Recipe type: Vegetarian
Cuisine: International
Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • 1 Bag of artichokes hearts
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Box of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 Bunch of parsley
  • 1 Bunch of Kale or a pre-cut bag of Kale
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Roman Lettuce
  • Avocado Dressing, Here is the recipe
Instructions
  1. THAW the artichoke
  2. HEAT water and when is boiling add the artichoke hearts with the sliced lemon, cook for 6 minutes. It should be al dente, do not over-cook.
  3. REMOVE FROM WATER and strained the artichoke
  4. PLACE over ice water to stop the cooking process
  5. CUT the artichoke hearts in about half inch size pieces and place in a dish. Leave 4 or 6 big pieces to garnish the salad.
  6. CUT the cherry tomatoes in half and add to the dish (You can also use big tomatoes cut in little pieces)
  7. CHOP parsley finely.
  8. SEPARATE Lettuce leaves, wash and dry them, and cut them in big square pieces.
  9. WASH Kale really well and cut in pieces
  10. CUT avocado lengthwise in 6 pieces.
  11. PLACE in a tray first the Kale, then top with the lettuce, and then place the avocado pieces at the corner of the tray and the artichoke hearts in the middle.
  12. SERVE the dressing next to the salad so each guest can add as they prefer.

 

This recipe is also available in Spanish = Esta receta también está disponible en español: ► Ensalada de Col Rizada, Alcachofa y Aguacate.

Bon appetite!

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