Several months ago, I had a grilled kale salad at a special event, and I’ve been dying to recreate it ever since.
Organic lacinato kale, also known as dinosaur or black kale, is the star ingredient of this healthy, summer salad. When cooked over hot coals, this leafy superfood transforms into something truly delicious. Crispy edges provide savory notes of smoke and char while the inner portion of the kale leaf stays tender and chewy. These grilled greens are tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing spiked with lemon, garlic and Parmesan cheese. Torn croutons add pops of satisfying crunch. This salad is a delicious mix of flavors and textures. Continue reading for the recipe.