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I eat a lot of salad. My favorite is Caesar — no question. The saltiness from the anchovies and the acidity from the lemons is a fusion that I’ll never get tired of.
Kale on the other hand? This marriage happened by accident one evening when I was SooN ENTERTAINING in 2008. I had forgotten to grab romaine lettuce and didn’t realize it until minutes before dinner was going to be served. A bunch of Lacinato Kale was all I had on hand. So I gave it a go and have literally never looked back. In fact, I love it so much that in our house — if it’s Caesar, it’s Kale!
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- 1/2 cup Caesar Dressing
- 1/4 cup Microplaned Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup Croutons
- 4-6 White Anchovies
- 1 bunch Lacinato Kale
- 2 package Baby Kale
- 1 tsp lemon-pepper
- 1 tsp
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You can use any type of kale, these two varieties are my favorite.
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#1: Prep Ingredients
Separate the Lacinato kale leaves from stems and wash. Spin dry and then shred into
#2: Mix Ingredients
Empty contents of baby Kale package into the large bowl. Add the Lacinato kale. Add the Caesar Dressing and distribute evenly in the kale.
#3: Garnish and Serve
Top the salad off with the parmesan and crouton crumbles. Distribute the anchovies evenly and finish with the lemon-pepper and garlic-salt.
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The SooN COOKING ORIGINAL recipe is perfect for one! Simply reduce the amount of kale you’d like to use to fit your appetite. I recommend about 1 TBS dressing to each cup of greens you use.
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My kids love the croutons. It’s what motivates them to eat the greens.
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