At Texas Hill Country Olive Co., we are firm believers in using farm fresh ingredients in our recipes. Because of this, we love to use seasonal fruits and vegetables in our dishes.
This pomegranate kale salad screams winter, with the use of root vegetables like carrots and radish, and the addition of fresh blood orange and pomegranate. Top that with our honey lemon vinaigrette that uses our Terra Verde Extra Virgin Olive Oil and White Lemon Balsamic, and you've got yourself the perfect balanced winter salad.
Make sure to follow below to create this delicious salad for yourselves, as well at direction to make our honey lemon vinaigrette at home!
Pomegranate Winter Kale Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette
- 6 oz kale (about 6 -8 large leaves)
- 2 tbsp Terra Verde Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 ea purple carrot or other heirloom type carrot, peeled
- 3 oz cauliflower, purple or white
- 2 ea radish, sliced
- 2 oz fennel, sliced
- 1 ea blood orange, cut into segments
- 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds
- tt salt and pepper
- ¾ cup White Lemon Balsamic
- 1 cup Terra Verde Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 clove of garlic
- 2 Tbsp honey
- 1 lemon zested and juiced
- 1 small shallot
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 Tbsp dijon mustard
How to Make: A Step by Step Guide
Step 1: Prepare Kale
Remove any thick stems from the kale and slice across leaves into ½ inch ribbons. Place kale in large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add the Terra Verde Extra Virgin Olive Oil and massage the oil into the leaves. The kale will begin to soften and get a darker shade of green. Allow the kale to soften while preparing the other vegetables.
Step 2: Prepare Other Vegetables
Using a peeler, peel carrots into long thin strips. Cut cauliflower into small florets. The cauliflower can be raw or roasted slightly.
Step 3: Add Vegetables
Add carrots, cauliflower, radish, and fennel to the bowl with the kale and toss to combine.
Step 4: Add Fruit
Arrange on a plate and top with blood orange segments and pomegranate seeds.
Step 5: Make Dressing and Add to Salad
Place all dressing ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Drizzle dressing on salad. Leftover dressing can be sealed in jar and will stay good for up to 1 week.
Time to Enjoy!
We hope you enjoy this delicious winter kale salad! Not only is it delicious, but it's incredible easy to make.
AND, we've make the dressing process even easier for you. How, you ask? We've created a bundle of our Terra Verde Extra Virgin Olive Oil and White Lemon Balsamic to help you easily make our honey lemon vinaigrette at home - complete with a recipe card!
So make sure to purchase our vinaigrette set (which also makes an excellent gift) and click below to even print out a card for our salad recipe!