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Kale Caesar salad - Dr. Axe

Kale Caesar Salad with Salmon

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


With salmon, apple slices and manchego cheese, this is one healthy kale Caesar salad you won’t be able to get enough of. Try it today!


  • 3 cups baby kale
  • 3 cups romaine hearts, chopped
  • green apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 watermelon radish, thinly sliced
  • 68 ounces wild-caught salmon, cooked
  • ½ cup raw manchego, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons green onions, chopped
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper


  1. Make the dressing and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the kale and romaine.
  3. Add in the sliced apple and watermelon radish.
  4. Pour in the dressing, and using your hands, mix until well-combined.
  5. Transfer the salad mixture to a large salad bowl, and add in the salmon, manchego and green onions.
  6. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  7. Plate, serve and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 8 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Category: Salads
  • Method: By hand
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 542
  • Sugar: 17.7g
  • Sodium: 284mg
  • Fat: 38.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.8g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Protein: 20.6g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg

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