Kale and Avocado Salad

Kale and Avocado Salad
See the RecipeAriana Lindquist

Elf in LA's Echo Park serves a version of this refreshing Japanese-inspired salad.

Kale and Avocado Salad
Elf in LA's Echo Park serves a version of this refreshing Japanese-inspired salad with a citrus–soy vinaigrette and crunchy hemp seeds.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 12 cup fresh orange juice
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed and chopped into a paste
  • 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 avocados, halved, pitted, and peeled
  • 2 tbsp. raw hemp seeds (optional)
  • 1 bunch kale (about 3⁄4 lb.), stemmed and finely chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Whisk together juices, soy sauce, and garlic in a bowl. Slowly whisk in oil; set dressing aside.
  2. Cut 2 avocados into 1⁄2" cubes and thinly slice the remaining avocado. Put cubed avocados, half of the hemp seeds, and kale into a serving bowl. Toss kale mixture with dressing and season generously with salt and pepper. Divide salad between plates and garnish with sliced avocado and remaining hemp seeds.