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Kale Caesar Salad

This Kale Caesar Salad will help keep you fueled and focused during your work out. 

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 6 cloves garlic, mashed and minced
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • 2 lemons juice and zest
  • 4 minced anchovy fillets
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Caesar Salad and Crouton

  • 1 baguette
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic powder
  • 2 Teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon pepper

Kale

  • 1 bunch of kale, washed and chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 heads of roasted garlic
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • freshly grated Parmesan (optional)

Directions

Dressing:

Combine garlic, mustard, vinegar and 2 pinches of salt in a blender and mix thoroughly. Add mayonnaise and blend together to form a thick base. In a slow stream, add olive oil through hole in lid. Scrape dressing with spatula into a bowl and season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon juice. If desired, add anchovy to dressing to create a deeper, saltier taste.

Caesar Salad and Crouton

Cut baguette into cubes place in bowl set aside. Melt butter in skillet and season with garlic powder, oregano, and pepper. Add bread cubes and coat. Bake in a 400-degree oven for 10 minutes until golden. Set aside to cool.

Kale

Roast 2 heads of garlic. Wash and dry kale. In a large sauté pan,heat oil. Remove from heat, add roasted garlic, and kale, season. Place in large bowl and set aside. Before serving, mix kale with croutons and dressing. Top with freshly grated Parmesan. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving518
Total Fat36g56%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated9g45%
Cholesterol25mg8%
Protein10g20%
Carbs42g14%
Vitamin A235µg26%
Vitamin B60.5mg27.2%
Vitamin C55mg92%
Vitamin D0.2µgN/A
Vitamin E5mg23%
Vitamin K266µg100%
Calcium177mg18%
Fiber4g17%
Folate (food)86µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)143µg36%
Folic acid34µgN/A
Iron4mg23%
Magnesium52mg13%
Monounsaturated20gN/A
Niacin (B3)4mg18%
Phosphorus148mg21%
Polyunsaturated6gN/A
Potassium429mg12%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg18.8%
Sodium475mg20%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg31.2%
Trans0.3gN/A
Zinc1mg8%
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