California Avocado, Kale & Sorghum Salad

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Total Time: 15 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 340
Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 21g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 390mg
Total Carbs 18g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Potassium 542mg

Vitamin A 315 mcg; Vitamin C 30 mg; Calcium 49 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 89 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.28 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.

The hearty flavor and texture of kale, a leafy vegetable in the cabbage family, pairs very nicely with this quick and easy Avocado Caesar Dressing made from Fresh California Avocados. The addition of sorghum, a low-sodium, gluten-free whole grain with a lower glycemic index which helps in the control and prevention of diabetes.

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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 in brine 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp. salt Water, as needed, for texture Kale Salad Ingredients 4 cups curly kale, remove ribs, 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, cooked

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 except sorghum 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.
  3. Add sorghum and toss just before serving.
  4. Serve cold or room temperature.

Serving Suggestion: Serve as a side dish or an entree

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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