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Kale apple salad with cider vinaigrette

Baby Kale and Apple Salad with Cider Vinaigrette

The combination of textures and flavors work great with each other. This is a beautiful side dish salad that will easily pair with about any Fall entree you're serving.
Course Side Dish Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 501kcal


  • 1 clove garlic pressed through a garlic press or fine diced.
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups baby kale
  • 1 tablespoon fresh whole leaf parsley fine chopped
  • for the dressing
  • 4 tablespoons Apple cider or apple juice
  • 4 tablespoons Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoon honey
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 2 granny smith apples cut in slices
  • 1/8 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


  • Sprinkle the chopped garlic into your salad bowl. Rub the garlic into the bottom and sided of bowl. Add the olive oil to the bowl.
  • Wash greens well and dry. Place the kale and parsley into the bowl on top of the oil and mix until all leaves are coated with the oil.
  • Pour the apple juice and vinegar in a bowl, add the salt and several generous turns of black pepper, add honey and stir until the salt dissolves. Shake or whisk to recombine.
  • Pour this mixture over the greens and toss until combined.
  • Add apple slices. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds and feta. Serve immediately.


Calories: 501kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 709mg | Potassium: 397mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 5195IU | Vitamin C: 66.1mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 1.4mg