Creamy Kale, Romaine & Apple Salad with Spiced Nuts

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • Spiced Nuts
  • 1/4 cup sugar 60 mL
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper 1 mL
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1 mL
  • 1 tsp honey 5 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1 eggwhite 0
  • 1 1/2 cups Walnut Halves 375 mL
  • Salad
  • 1 tbsp Roasted Garlic Seasoning Paste 15 mL
  • 1/2 cup 2% plain yogourt 125 mL
  • 2 tsp lemon juice 30 mL
  • 1/4 tsp pepper 1 mL
  • 1 small bunch kale, stems removed and leaves shredded 0
  • 2/3 pkg Romaine hearts leaves, shredded 132 g
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped 0
  • 1 red apple, thinly sliced 0

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small saucepan heat sugar, cayenne, nutmeg, 2 tsp (10 mL) water, honey and salt over medium-low heat, without stirring, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and set aside.

  • Step 2

    If transporting to potluck, in a small bowl, whisk egg white until foamy, add walnuts and gently toss to coat. Transfer nuts to sugar mixture and stir to coat. Arrange nuts in a single layer on prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 min. Let nuts cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

  • Step 3

    In a reasealable container, combine garlic paste, yogourt, lemon juice and pepper. In a large bowl, toss together kale, romaine, celery and apple. Cover with plastic wrap before transporting.

  • Step 4

    To serve, add dressing to salad and toss well. Top with spiced walnuts just before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/12 of the recipe
  • Calories 160
  • Fat 10 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Carbs 13 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 85 mg