Close side shot of kale and brussel sprout caesar salads on white plates with a chunk of parmesan cheese in the background.
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Kale and Brussel Sprouts Caesar Salad

A classic Caesar Salad is all fine and dandy, but why not spruce it up with some kale and brussels sprouts??? With an easy to make homemade Caesar dressing, this Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad can be the highlight of dinner tonight!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade caesar dressing, kale caesar salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 salads
Calories 332 kcal

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 anchovy filet
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

Croutons

  • 1 cup stale bread cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon red chile flake
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • To taste salt and pepper

Salad

  • 1 bunch Kale cut into thin ribbons
  • 5 Brussel sprouts shredded and blanched
  • To taste salt and pepper
  • Lemon zest to garnish
  • Parmesan to garnish

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients, except oil, in food processor and turn on. Scrape down sides of bowl to make sure everything can be incorporated.
  2. Slowly add oil to rest of ingredients until dressing is thick and well emulsified.
  3. Refrigerate and keep for 1 week.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cube stale bread and place in medium sized mixing bowl.
  5. Mix together oil and seasonings and pour over bread. Place bread on a lined baking sheet and bake for 7 minutes, until toasted and hard.
  6. Store in an air tight container, keeps for a week.
  7. In a large mizing bowl, combine kale and Brussel sprouts.
  8. Add croutons and dressing. Zest lemon into the bowl and grate parmesan cheese.
  9. Mix everything together well, making sure kale is well dressed.
  10. Serve with additional croutons and parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Kale and Brussel Sprouts Caesar Salad
Amount Per Serving (4 salads)
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Potassium 272mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 35.5%
Vitamin C 49.8%
Calcium 17.1%
Iron 9.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.