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Kale Salad with Smoked Turkey & Medjool Dates

Back to Recipes Total Time: 20 minutes 4 servings

Ingredients:

Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 cup pitted, coarsely chopped Natural Delights Medjool Dates 
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Salad:

  • 2 cups 1/4-inch cubes smoked turkey
  • 1/2 cup pitted, coarsely chopped Natural Delights Pitted Medjool Dates (about 5 dates)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced and quartered red onion
  • 6 cups torn kale (curly, lacinato or any kale blend)

Preparation:

  1. Puree all dressing ingredients in a small blender or food processor until smooth. (May be prepared several days ahead and stored tightly covered in the refrigerator.
  2. Place all salad ingredients in a large bowl and drizzle with dressing; toss well to coat.
Nutritional analysis per serving  - Calories: 420, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA:  8.90, PUFA:  8.92, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 790mg, Potassium: 769mg, Carbohydrates: 43g, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 24g, Protein: 22g, Vitamin A:  310%, Vitamin C:  210%, Calcium:  15%, Iron:  15%