Laura Theodore

Kale and Tomato Salad

Makes 2 to 4 Servings

A simple to prepare kale salad can enhance any meal with its’ unique texture and pleasing taste. Paired here with juicy tomatoes, this appealing combo makes a tempting salad almost any time of year.



1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced



4 cups very thinly sliced, packed kale, washed and dried

10 grape tomatoes, halved

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Freshly ground pepper

Put all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together until thick and smooth.

Put the kale into a large mixing bowl. Pour the dressing over the kale and toss to coat. Leave the kale and dressing to stand at room temperature for twenty to thirty minutes. Right before serving, add the tomatoes, sea salt, and pepper. Toss the salad and serve! 

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