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Lemony curly kale salad. This substantial salad is nutritious and tasty. | joeshealthymeals.com

Lemony Curly Kale Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Joe Boyle


  • 1 bunch curly kale , torn into bite size pieces
  • 1 large shallot , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp papper
  • 1/2 tsp Aleppo pepper
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 oz . coarse grated cheese , queso, feta, Parmesan, ricotta salata or other white cheese


  • Blanch the kale in a large pot of boiling water for 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Place the kale in an ice water bath the stop the cooking
  • Dry the kale in a salad spinner or by patting with paper towels until most of the water is absorbed
  • Mix the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, then add to the kale in a large bowl
  • Fold in the coarse grated cheese
  • Adjust the salt and pepper seasoning if desired
  • Serve cold