Creamy Kale, Pomegranate and Avocado Salad w/ Garlic Sunflower Cream Dressing

RECIPE BY SOPHIE STEEVENS FROM RAW AND FREE

Perfect for holidays, this vibrant and flavourful salad resembles a christmas tree in all ways - the deep green and curly kale with the pomegranate seeds are a lovely colour combination that your family will surely love during Christmas dinner. 

serves 4-6

INGREDIENTS
  • SALAD
    • Curly kale, 1 large bunch (stems removed and roughly chopped)
    • Pistachios, 1/2 cup (crushed)
    • Pumpkin Seeds, 1 tbsp
    • Spring Onion, 2 (diced)
    • Chives, 1/2 a bunch (diced)
    • Pomegranate seeds, 1 cup
    • Cranberries, 1/2 cup
    • Avocados, 2 (peeled, seeds removed and diced)
    • Nutritional Yeast, 1 tbsp
    • Sea Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • DRESSING
    • Sunflower Seeds, 1 cup (soaked in boiled water for at least an hour)
    • Garlic, 2 cloves
    • Apple Cider Vinegar, 1 tsbp
    • Lemon, 1 large (juice only)
    • Rice Milk, 1/2 cup (or any kind of plant milk that you prefer, just use unsweetened)
    • Nutritional Yeast, 1 tbsp
    • Sea Salt, 1/4 tsp
METHOD
  1. Soak your sunflower seeds for at least one hour in boiled water. Set aside until ready to use.
  2. Place all your salad ingredients in a large bowl and set aside while you make your dressing. 
  3. Place all your dressing ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Gently mix through the salad and garnish with the remaining pomegranates and pistachios.
  4. Season with sea salt and cracked pepper. 
  5. Serve in your favourite Coconut Bowls and enjoy! 

 

 

Sophie Steevens is passionate about all thing plant-based and living sustainably. She hopes to share her experiences with other people and help them throughout their journey towards a plant-based lifestyle.

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Website: www.rawandfree.com


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