6/1/17

Red Kale, Mango & Cashew Salad: Picnic Ready


I have been trying really hard to stop wasting produce lately. It's been a hit and miss if I'm to be completely honest with you.

Last week I created a Red Kale, Mango & Cashew Salad mainly to make sure I don't let the red kale to completely wilt in my refrigerator.

How did the other ingredients get into this salad? Well, first, you know I love mangoes and adding a bit of sweetness to my salads.

But did you know that mangoes and cashews are related? Well, now you do! The salted toasted cashews add a bit of crunch and texture to the salad as do the red peppers. The mild mozzarella balls are a bit of a splurge, but worth it.

This salad is great on its own and is perfect for summer picnics. You can add protein such as grilled chicken or roasted lamb on top.

Red Kale, Mango & Cashew Salad
Ingredients
red kale, washed well, patted dry and cut into thin stripes
mango, peeled, cubed
small mozzarella balls, halved
red pepper, thinly sliced
salt and pepper
chili oil
roasted and salted cashews

Directions
Either mix all the ingredients together or arrange them on a big platter.

How do you make sure not to waste produce?

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