Kale, Macadamia and Tomato Salad

Kale is a true superfood. Combining it with other nutritional powerhouses, macadamias and avocado, means this salad is supercharged!

Serves 2

Prep time 20 minutes

Great for lunch

Ingredients

  • 100g kale, stalks removed, leaves shredded
  • 1 tomato, finely sliced
  • 30g macadamias, roughly chopped
  • 1 zucchini, cut into ribbons
  • 80g avocado
  • 100g low-fat Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes

Method

1. Place the kale, tomato, macadamias and zucchini in a large bowl and toss to combine. Arrange on serving plates. Season with freshly ground black pepper.

2. Place the avocado, yoghurt, lemon juice and chilli flakes in a small food processor (or use a hand-held blender) and blitz until smooth.

3. Drizzle the avocado dressing over the salad and serve.

Tip: Use a vegetable peeler to cut the zucchini into ribbons. If you are unable to find kale, baby spinach or rocket leaves also work well in this salad

Nutritional Information (per serve)

Calories                       295

Protein                        6.7g

Fat total                       23.4g

Fat Saturated               5.5g

Carbohydrates             12.3g

Sugars                         12.1g

Sodium                        51.2mg

Dietary fibre               4.9g

Low-carb Solution by Michelle Bridges, published by Macmillan Australia, RRP $36.99.

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Written by Michelle Bridges

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