6 Ways to Dress Your Kale Salad
Bitter kale is great with pungent, umami-rich and creamy dressings.
Kale Salad with Root Vegetables and Apple
This refreshing, superhealthy salad is one of chef Marcus Samuelsson’s favorite ways to showcase kale; massaging the leaves with vinegar, salt and olive oil makes them tender and sweet. This recipe is adapted from the chef’s book Marcus Off Duty. Slideshow: More Thanksgiving Kale Recipes
Kale & Apple Salad with Pancetta and Candied Pecans
Kale is a marvelous green for salads because it's hearty enough to handle hefty ingredients like nuts and meat, plus it doesn't wilt as it sits on the table. When chef Ryan Hardy makes this kale salad for Thanksgiving dinner at Montagna at the Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado, he deep-fries the pecans, but it's quicker (and less messy) to toast them in the oven. Plus: F&W's Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide More Thanksgiving Salads