Beyond Romaine: 10 Delicious Kale Salads

Recipe Roundup

Forget romaine. Kale—with its chewy texture, earthy, green flavor, and superfood nutrition profile—is a fantastic base in raw salads. Many of us here at The Kitchn have been known to, ahem, obsess a little over these salads at one time or another, making a raw kale salad as much of a daily routine as our morning cup of coffee. If you're new to raw kale salads, massage the kale first, then jump in and enjoy!

TOP ROW
Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado & Parmesan
101 Cookbooks' Raw Tuscan Kale Salad
Kale Salad with Quick-Pickled Watermelon Radish
Kale Salad with Pecorino and Lemon
Kale Salad with Blood Orange and Meyer Lemon

BOTTOM ROW
Kale and Ricotta Salad from Kim Severson and Gourmet
Kale Slaw with Peanut Dressing
Rainbow Kale Salad via Tartine and Apron Strings
Northern Spy Kale Salad, via Food52
Miso Kale Salad with Tofu, via Marin Mama Cooks

What are your favorite kale salad recipes? Do you have a combination of ingredients that always hit the right flavorful note? Share your secrets!

Related: Better Raw Kale Salad: Massage It!

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