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Kale & Farro Salad with Slivered Almonds & Dates

PREP: 5 min
YIELD: 6 servings

A fresh, filling salad packed full of flavor. 


  • 12 pitted Natural Delights® Medjool dates, sliced
  • 4 Cups Red Cabbage, Thinly Sliced
  • 2 Cups Curly Kale
  • 1 Cup Farro, Cooked
  • 1 Large Gala Apple, Diced
  • 2 Cups Slivered Almonds
  • 1/2 Cup Sesame Seeds
  • 1 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil, for massaging the kale
  • 2 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
  • Dressing
  • 3 Medium Lemons, Juiced
  • 1 1/2 Cup Shaved Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 T. Ground Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Cloves Raw Garlic, Finely Minced
  • 1/2 tsp. Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. In a large mixing bowl, massage the kale with olive oil and then add additional ingredients together and gently toss until combined.
  2. Next, prepare the dressing by adding all the ingredients into a small, lidded jar, then seal and shake until thoroughly mixed.
  3. When ready, pour the dressing over the salad and carefully toss.
  4. Transfer to a serving dish and enjoy!

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.