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Fresh and Crispy Kale Salad

Contributed by: For Your Life

The fruit-and-nut combo is perfect for summer while the balsamic condiment, pine nuts and pecorino give it a wonderful Italian flavour. The recipe easily doubles for a crowd, perfect for your next backyard barbecue.


  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) PC Splendido White Condiment With Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) 100% pure medium maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch kale, coarse stems removed
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) dried currants
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) shaved Pecorino cheese


In a small bowl, whisk together oil, condiment, syrup, salt and pepper.

Slice kale into -inch (1 cm) wide strips; place in medium bowl. Add dressing; massage into kale leaves until well coated. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Add pine nuts and currants, tossing to coat. Garnish with grated lemon rind and Pecorino shavings.

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