Superfood salad with creamy cashew dressing

Prep 30 min
Total 35 min
Plus overnight soaking
Makes 6 Servings

From kale to cashews, this salad is packed with our favourite superfoods.

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Ingredients

2/3 cup
raw cashews
3/4 cup
1/4 cup
1 1/2 tsp
Dijon mustard
3/4 tsp
honey, optional
1/2 tsp
fresh pepper
1 bunch
kale, thinly sliced, about 8 cups
1/4 cup
chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cup
grated butternut squash, or carrot
2
gala apples, finely chopped, about 3 cups
1
avocado, finely chopped
1/3 cup
dried cherries
1/4 cup

Instructions

  • SOAK cashews in water, covered, overnight. Pour cashews and liquid into a blender along with lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, and salt. Season with fresh pepper. Whirl until very smooth. It should measure about 1 1/3 cups.
  • COVER kale with hot water in a large bowl for at least 1 min. Drain and squeeze kale dry. Return to bowl. Add chickpeas, butternut squash or carrot, apples, avocado, dried cherries, sliced almonds and pepitas. Drizzle with cashew dressing. Toss to coat.

Nutrition

Calories 342
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrates 47 g
Fat 15 g
Fibre 8 g
Sodium 395 mg
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Issue: August 2014

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Photo credit: Superfood salad with creamy cashew dressing. Photo, Erik Putz.

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