Kale Salad w/ Kumquat Vinaigrette

Kale Salad w/ Kumquat Vinaigrette~
Kumquats are very seasonal and now is the season. If you love orange you will love the flavor that they infuse into this vinaigrette. Served with cherry-cheddar kabobs it makes for a very pretty, as well as delicious salad.
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch of kale*, deribbed and cut to bite size pieces
  • 8 ounces Kumquats, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ⅛ cup water
  • ½ cup oil*, your choice
  • Cherry Cheddar Kabobs:
  • cherries*
  • cheddar cheese*
Instructions
  1. Place prepared kale in bowl add 4 ounces of the sliced kumquats, toss and set aside.
  2. The Vinaigrette:
  3. Place 4 ounces of sliced kumquats in a measuring cup or salad dressing carafe. Add vinegar, water and oil; set aside. It is best to give the dressing a few hours to extract the flavor of the kumquats.
  4. Keep the kale mixture in the fridge until ready to serve. Add vinaigrette to whole salad or serve as a dressing on the side.
  5. To make cherry-cheddar kabobs:
  6. Slice cherries in half and remove pit. Cut cheddar cheese into small squares. Slide onto screwers and chill until ready to serve.

 

Kale Salad w/ Kumquat Vinaigrette

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