You can add kale to almost anything to give it a nutritional boost. I added kale to this creamy cauliflower salad and it adds crunch and color. I do use a little real mayo for the dressing, but cut down the calories and fat with a dab of Greek yogurt (or sour cream) and a tablespoon of olive oil.
This creamy cauliflower salad is delicious. It’s a good side dish and is always a hit as a carry-in at a bar-b-que or picnic.
1 medium head of cauliflower, chopped
1/2 red onion, sliced into bite size pieces
1 small can of black olives, sliced
2 cups of baby kale, chopped
2/3 cup real mayonnaise
2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt or sour cream
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 teaspoon of sugar
Fresh black pepper
Mix cauliflower, red onion, olives, and kale in a large bowl.
In a small bowl mix mayo, Greek yogurt, olive oil, garlic salt and pepper.
Stir dressing mayo mixture into cauliflower.
Chill until ready to eat.
A one cup serving has about 80 calories.
You can reduce calories in recipes by replacing some of the mayonnaise with Greek yogurt of sour cream. Add a dash of olive oil for texture and flavor.
Kale can be added to soups, salad, sandwiches and casseroles for a nutritional boost. Adding kale to main and side dishes is a good way to increase your daily intake of vegetables.
You might also like this Superfood Salad with Kale and Cherry Tomato recipe: Superfood Salad.
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