Kale, Celery Root, Apple & Blue Cheese Salad

Something Extra Holiday 2011

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Kale, Celery Root, Apple & Blue Cheese Salad

Kale, Celery Root, Apple & Blue Cheese Salad
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup hot water
1/3 cup cider vinegar
3 tbsp. applesauce
1 tbsp. honey
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
Kosher salt
3/4 cup olive oil
1 bunch kale, stemmed and cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 apple, quartered, seeded and sliced
1/2 head celery root, peeled and cut into thin julienne strips
1/2 cup Raley's Chopped Walnuts, toasted
2 oz. blue cheese (about 1/4 cup)


Prep: 20 minutes, Stand: 20 minutes, Serves: 4 to 6

1. Place raisins and hot water in a small bowl; let stand for 10 minutes.

2. Whisk together vinegar, applesauce, honey, Dijon and salt in a medium bowl. Strain raisins (reserving) and add raisin liquid to the mustard mixture; slowly whisk in olive oil until emulsified.

3. Place kale, apple, celery root, walnuts, blue cheese and reserved raisins in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Allow the salad to stand for at least 10 minutes to let the flavors come together.

Nutritional Information:
522 calories, 7 g protein, 45 g total fat (8 g sat., 0 g trans), 26 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 14 g sugar, 9 mg cholesterol, 465 mg sodium, 15 points


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