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Kale Slaw Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Kale Slaw

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"I love this as a substitute for a salad and it keeps great. I don't normally put carrot but it really makes it look better and gives it some texture. I add the mayo to 'eye' it. I like it creamier but my other half doesn't. The lemon makes a HUGE difference!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    25 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    30 mins


  1. Toss kale with carrot, orange juice, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper in a large salad bowl, using your hands to rub orange and lemon juice into kale leaves. Let stand a few minutes to absorb flavors.
  2. Fill a bowl with ice water. Bring a saucepan of water to a boil and stir onion into boiling water; cook just until starting to soften, 15 to 30 seconds. Drain and immediately immerse onion in ice water. Drain ice water, blot onion dry on paper towels, and add to kale. Stir bacon, mayonnaise, and olive oil into kale mixture and toss to coat. Can be made several hours ahead of time and refrigerated until serving time.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 11, 2014

I cooked the onions in the bacon grease and patted them dry. Seems like a crime to waste good pig.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 15, 2015

This was an interesting dish - I had mixed reviews from the family. I guess I would not make again.


15 Ratings

Jun 21, 2013

I made this but there were a few changes. I didn't have bacon and I used broccoli slaw I had. I also added walnuts when I was ready to eat it and this is a keeper. I can see being able to add what I want to it, making it different.

May 12, 2014

My husband and I both liked this salad but felt it needed something - maybe dried cranberries or candied walnuts? Update: added 1 cup candied walnuts (Ellie Krieger's easy Maple Glazed Walnuts from Food Network site) and it was so good!!!

Apr 28, 2013

I used some grated beet for the red color when I discovered that I didn't have any red onion. Several pecans subbed for bacon because of being a vegetarian. This is more like a tossed salad than a slaw, which I think of as a cabbage salad with mayonnaise. By any name, this is a tasty salad!

Jul 17, 2014

My family all enjoyed this which is a big win. I love the fact that it uses in-season ingredients and basic kitchen staples.It was easy to prepare....what else do you need?

Jan 07, 2015

This is the first time I've used raw kale in a dish and I loved it! Used three slices of bacon, threw in some sliced almonds and a little swiss cheese. Otherwise, followed as written. I did sprinkle a few croutons on top of hubby's salad. He loved it too! Sooo good! Thank you, meggerz802! Oh, I also cheated and threw my sliced red onion in a bowl with a small amount of water and microwaved it for a minute and the drained. So much easier than boiling!

Aug 23, 2014

Excellent!!! I added chard, some grape tomatoes and fried sandwich salami because I didn't have bacon and some fresh ground pepper. Yummy!!


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  • Calories
  • 94 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.1 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 126 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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