Massaged Kale Salad with Pomegranate Seeds

Massaging sturdy kale helps tenderize the tougher leaves and will enhance your salad.

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 teaspoon Kroger® Dijon Mustard
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bag kale
  • 1⁄4 cup pomegranate seeds, plus more to garnish
  • 1⁄4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus more to garnish


  • In a large bowl, add mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Whisk together with a fork.
  • Remove any stems from the kale and tear large pieces into smaller ones. Add kale to the bowl. Using your fingers, gently massage dressing into kale until wilted, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add pomegranate seeds and Parmesan cheese, tossing to combine. Top with more of each to garnish.