Kale Salad with Almond Butter Dressing

almond butter dairy free gluten free kale salad nut butter dressing nut butters paleo salad dressing vegan

Recipe prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

INGREDIENTS

For almond butter

  • 2 cups (300g) almonds
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt (optional)

For dressing

  • ½ cup almond butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 1 ½-inch piece ginger, peeled, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup

For kale salad

  • 4 to 5 medium radishes
  • 8 ounces kale (any type or a combination)                      
  • **I used just these 2 ingredients as it was what I had on hand but you can add dried cranberries, apples or strawberries, goat cheese, etc.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Making almond butter
    • Place almond and salt in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 12-13 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter. 
  • Take out almond butter from the NutraMilk except for approximately ½ cup.
  • Add rest of the ingredients to the NutraMilk and press mix for one minute until all ingredients are combined and smooth. Add water if you prefer a more liquid consistency.
  • Prep the kale: after washing kale, remove the stem/ribs from every kale leaf. Chop kale into bite size pieces. Massage kale for about 30 seconds with your fingers to tenderize.
  • Add any other ingredients and dressing. Toss salad and serve.



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