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Festive Christmas Salad Recipe

This festive Christmas Salad recipe is all decked out in red and green with gorgeous fruits, or what I like to think of edible ornaments, with a balanced sweet and savory flavor profile and a variety of different textures.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 214kcal




  • 8 cups chopped kale
  • 1 cup cape gooseberries also called golden berries, husks removed
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 sweet/tart crisp apple such as Honeycrisp cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup pecans toasted
  • 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes


For the Vinaigrette:

  • Whisk together all ingredients and set aside.

For the Salad:

  • Arrange the kale on a large platter, and arrange all remaining ingredients on top. Drizzle the vinaigrette on top.
  • Serve.


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 9110IU | Vitamin C: 112.9mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 1.9mg