Avocado Kale Caesar

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Total Time: 15 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 310
Total Fat 30g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 21g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 390mg
Total Carbs 11g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Potassium 507mg

Vitamin A 315 mcg; Vitamin C 30 mg; Calcium 47 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 87 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.27 g


% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%; Vitamin C 35%; Calcium 4%; Iron 6%; Vitamin D 0 %

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Kale Caesar is quickly becoming a classic and here we have a unique twist that adds Fresh California Avocado to both the dressing and the salad. This creates a creaminess that really sticks to the kale leaves, delivering the full flavor of Caesar Salad in every satisfying bite.

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Serves: 4

Avocado Caesar Dressing Ingredients 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled 6 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp. capers with brine 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp. salt Water, as needed, for texture Kale Salad Ingredients 4 cups curly kale, remove ribs, and torn or shredded into small pieces 1 cup shredded carrots, packed 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and diced 1 cup sorghum, (optional)

Avocado Caesar Dressing

  1. Combine ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Add water or more lemon juice to reach desired texture.

Kale Salad

  1. Combine the salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss with dressing.
  2. Let sit for 2-3 hours in the refrigerator for the flavors to marinate, if possible. Serve cold or room temperature.

Serving Suggestion: Top with your favorite protein for a main meal salad.

Beverage Pairing: Serve with iced tea or sparkling water with lemon wedge.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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