The Best Ever Kale Salad
Even if you don’t like kale, you’ll like this salad!
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen shelled edamame (soybeans), thawed
1/4 red onion, sliced thin
1 cup shredded carrot
1/3 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Ocean Spray® Craisins®)
1/2 cup cashew pieces
1/2 cup shelled, roasted sunflower seeds
Whisk sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper, and olive oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
Toss kale, edamame, red onion, carrot, blueberries, dried cranberries, cashew pieces, and sunflower seeds together in a bowl. Pour about half the dressing over the mixture and toss to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours. Serve the remaining dressing on the side.