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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Gourmet moment: Feta cheese and kale salad

Buon apetit my dear readers! :) 
As you might already know, I'm in the midst of moving 
and am swamped with tons of boxes that need to be packed 
and stored + I'm trying to empty my fridge completely, so 
while not having much time to cook anything special and 
using only the ingredients that I have left in my fridge, I've 
decided to whip up a healthy salad for yesterday's lunch and 
my family loved it!

It's very easy to prepare, takes minimum time and effort, but 
is way tastier and healthier than any take away/ fast food option. 

You can of course still add more toppings/ ingredients to this 
salad if you wish and you can also serve it as a main course 
or then as a side salad to (in my case) oven baked sweet potatoes. 

Here's what you'll need:

*kale ( take the stems off and break the leaves in smaller pieces )
*fresh rucola ( rocket leaves )
*sprouts
*bell pepper
*cherry tomatoes
*radishes 
*crumbled fresh Feta cheese 
*olive oil
*lemon juice
*balsamico
*salt, pepper, dry oregano
*1 tbs of Dijon mustard





Remove the stems off of kale leaves and "break" the leaves into smaller pieces. 
Put them in a bowl in which you'll be "whipping up" this salad. 
Take a handful of sprouts, wash them and put them in the salad bowl. 
Chop up fresh rucola, bell pepper and cherry tomatoes and add all of them to the bowl 
as well. Squeeze a little bit of lemon juice in and mix everything ( with hands or fork ) 
for a minute to two so that you make kale a little bit more softer. 
Then add crumbled, fresh Feta cheese  on top and chopped up radishes. 



To prepare the dressing, you'll need a tablespoon of olive oil, half a tablespoon of balsamico, 
tablespoon of Dijon mustard, pinch of salt, pepper and oregano. 
Mix up all of the ingredients, "spill" them over the salad and mix up everything together. 
Your salad is ready! :)




 
*All photos were taken by Natali K. photography 

17 comments:

  1. Nice pictures.
    And it looks yummy too.
    XO
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  3. Opet jedan jako fini receptic :) Ja jos nisam krenula punom parom pa mogu kuhati koliko toliko! :)

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    1. Hvala ti! Svakako testiraj receptic kad budes htjela nesto laganije za prigristi, mislim da bi ti se mogao dopasti. :)

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  4. Yum! Love feta and kale, but never had them together x

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    1. Give it a try, I'm sure that you'll like it! :)

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  5. Yum! Love the way you plated it with other veggies!

    xo
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  6. Nom nom!!

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  7. Wow. This looks amazing. I love kale and feta. I have to try making this.
    Fash Boulevard

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    1. Sure do, I hope that you will like it, it's so simple to prepare and so healthy! :)

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  8. This looks sooooo good. The dressing sounds fantastic as well. So much flavor.

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  9. Sve što obožavam na jednom mjestu, moram isprobati :))

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  10. Such a great post, love this! Wishing you a happy Thursday! xo

    Nicole

    Evolution of Glam

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  11. Will def keep this recipe. Yummy. Are you leaving tomorrow or Saturday?

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  12. Ovo izgleda preukusno, mogla bih da probam ovaj recept :))

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