Pear and Pomegranate Kale Salad with Pistachios – BY KATY D.

INGREDIENTS

  • Salad Ingredients (1 serving)
  • 2 cups chopped kale, massaged with lemon juice
  • 1 pear, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1/4 avocado, diced
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tbsp pistachios
  • 4 oz protein of choice, cooked (optional)

Dressing Ingredients (3 servings)
• 1 lemon, juiced
• 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
• 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1 tbsp maple syrup
• 2-4 tbsp water, if needed for blending

DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl, add chopped kale and a squeeze of lemon on top. Massage with your hands gently for 30 seconds.
  • Top with remaining salad ingredients.
  • For the dressing, combine all dressing ingredients except water into a blender until well combined. If needed, add water to help smooth the dressing.
  • Use 1/3 of the dressing to drizzle over your salad. Enjoy!

Tip:

You can easily triple the salad ingredients and make
mason jar salads for a quick grab and go lunch! Just add
protein and dressing on the bottom, layering the salad
ending with kale and nuts at the top of the jar.

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