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Sweet and Spicy Kale Salad

Sweet and Spicy Kale Salad that has converted kale-haters into kale-lovers!
Prep Time13 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Salad
Servings: 4
Author: The Fresh Find


  • 2 bunches of Organic Kale
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 cups Organic Romaine hearts
  • 6 oz. Baby Bella Mushrooms
  • 1 small Honeycrisp Apple
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup pinenuts


  • Chop kale and place in a large salad bowl. Massage with olive oil for 3-4 minutes, until bright green.
  • Add chopped romaine, chopped mushrooms, and chopped apples to salad bowl.
  • In a small pan, toast pinenuts in olive oil, until they start to brown.
  • Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add chopped garlic cloves, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce and red pepper flakes.
  • Add brown sugar and heat until melted. Once you start to see a slow boil, remove from heat.
  • Pour over salad and serve with pine nuts ! (If dressing is too warm, place salad in refrigerator for a 10 minutes)