Kale cranberry feta cheese salad
I have been making this kale cranberry feta cheese salad for the past two weeks. I think I have probably made it four times already I am so in love it.
The first time I tried something like this was at my friends house about 4 weeks ago. She actually bought the salad from a new deli shop here in town. The salad was quite costly in my opinion but very good nonetheless. I thought the salad was quite simple so recreating it making it with my own homemade salad dressing shouldn’t be too hard.
So a few weeks later I got to make it using my mustard salad dressing vinaigrette and oh boy… I have been making this kale cranberry feta cheese salad at least twice a week. Even my kids love it!
The best way to eat this salad is a few minutes after making it when the dressing has been softening the kale for a while. I normally make the salad in advance and let it sit for 20 minutes for the vinaigrette to do its thing with the kale. I have let it sit for longer time as well as refrigerate leftovers and still the salad is perfectly fine.
On another note, I am so panicing about the holidays been so near. I don’t know where time is going but for sure it is flying by. I am planing of making at least a couple of holiday cookie recipes soon so stay tuned for that. I am also still debating whether or not I am going to be gifting homemade goodies to friends and family this year. It is so much work. I know they will appreciate them… will see.
Anyhow, I hope you get to make this kale cranberry feta cheese salad. If you like kale you are going to love this recipe.
Kale cranberry feta cheese salad
Yield: 4 servings
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 10 oz fresh kale
- 6 oz feta cheese
- 1 large red onion, sliced
- 1/3 cup dried cranberries
- 1/4 cup dijon mustard
- 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
- 2 tbs honey
- 1 tsp crush black pepper
- pinch Himalayan salt
In a large bowl add the salad ingredients and set aside.
Mix salad dressing ingredients in a salad dressing shaker or any other jar of your choice. Pour dressing over the kale and toss to combine. Allow the salad to sit for at least 15-20 minutes to make sure the kale softens.
I made lots of kale salads last days…not my husband’s favourite, but he finished what I put on his dinner plate without complaints. Love yours with cranberry and feta!
I have been following you and making your recipes for a long time, so when I heard your voice on the video I felt like I was listening to and watching an old friend! Thank you for all your delicious recipes!
This is something I would have no issues eating! I was thinking the other day how I wanted a new salad, but all of my recipes seem too sweet. I like the idea of using feta for saltiness (so going out to get me some kale!)
This is one of my favorite ways to have a kale salad!
This looks so fresh and delightful! Thanks for sharing! :)
This looks so light and tasty!!
This is such a delicious recipe for fall, friend! It was so delicious and I love your pictures!
I love kale! And this salad looks so fresh and healthy! Can’t wait to try this! Thanks for sharing!
Never knew a salad could be so easy and yummy! That dressing looks delicious!! Wish I had this for lunch. Yum!
This looks really good. I’m a law school student and this would be perfect for an energy boost, healthy, quick lunch or snack. I try to make several meals on the weekend to take to school for the lunch during the week. How long will this salad last if made ahead of time? Also, I don’t have 15-20 mins to spare to wait for the dressing to wilt the spinach on my lunch break, how soon can I put the dressing on if I plan to eat lunch/snack that day? I’m typically at school from 8-5 M-F and eat lunch about Noon. Lastly, what protein would you recommend to add in this salad (chicken)?
This will keep for one day. You can add the dressing in the morning before you head out, it will be totally fine. I think grilled chicken would be great in this :-) Thanks for stopping by.
Sunny days are amazing when you’re in the mood to get out and ENJOY life! But cloudy days are a good excuse to stay in and cook and snuggle ;) Love how puffy and cheesy this quiche looks. yuuuuum!