Kale & Apple Salad…A Fresh Recipe From Sweet Basil

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INGREDIENTS
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt
1 bunch kale, ribs removed, leaves very thinly sliced
1/4 cup dates
1 apple
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1 ounce pecorino, finely grated (1/4 cup)
Freshly ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

Directions
Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add the kale, toss to coat and let stand 10 minutes.

While the kale stands, cut the dates into thin slivers and the apple into thin matchsticks. Add the dates, apples, almonds and cheese to the kale. Season with salt and pepper and toss well.

Recipe and photo from Food Network Kitchens, read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/kale-and-apple-salad-recipe.html?oc=linkback.

Enjoy! Psalm 37:1-5

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This blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.

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