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Chef John’s Raw Kale Salad


Ingredients

¼ cup rice vinegar

¼ cup rice vinegar

1 tablespoon orange juice

1 tablespoon orange juice

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground cumin

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

⅓ cup olive oil

⅓ cup olive oil

salt and ground black pepper to taste

salt and ground black pepper to taste

1 bunch kale

1 bunch kale

1 persimmon, sliced

1 persimmon, sliced

1 apple, cut into matchsticks

1 apple, cut into matchsticks

2 orange, peeled and cut into segments (see footnote)

2 orange, peeled and cut into segments (see footnote)

¼ cup chopped pistachio nuts

¼ cup chopped pistachio nuts

Directions

Whisk vinegar, orange juice, Dijon mustard, orange zest, cumin, and red pepper flakes together in a bowl. Slowly pour olive oil into the orange juice mixture, whisking until thick and thoroughly combined. Season dressing with salt and black pepper.

Whisk vinegar, orange juice, Dijon mustard, orange zest, cumin, and red pepper flakes together in a bowl. Slowly pour olive oil into the orange juice mixture, whisking until thick and thoroughly combined. Season dressing with salt and black pepper.

Remove stems from each leaf of kale. Stack 3 to 4 leaves of kale and roll together. Finely slice kale leaves crosswise to create thin ribbons.

Remove stems from each leaf of kale. Stack 3 to 4 leaves of kale and roll together. Finely slice kale leaves crosswise to create thin ribbons.

Combine sliced kale, persimmon, apple, orange, and pistachio nuts in a bowl. Add dressing and toss until well coated.

Combine sliced kale, persimmon, apple, orange, and pistachio nuts in a bowl. Add dressing and toss until well coated.

Cook’s Note:

Learn how to make orange supremes in this video.

You can use pistachios or the nut of your choice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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