Kumquat & Kale Salad

This simple kumquat and kale salad is light and tasty and features an under-appreciated citrus fruit. Kumquats are grape-sized and bright orange, they grow on evergreen shrubs or small trees throughout winter (in season December through March). These tiny citrus gems are basically a reverse orange: sweet, edible skin and bitter, sour pulpHave extra kumquats lying around? Try our kumquat and mango salsacandied kumquats, or a refreshing kumquat mojito!

Ingredients 

  • Chopped kale (1 small bunch will do)
  • 6 to 8 kumquats, slices into rings
  • 1 Tablespoon pine nuts
  • 2 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & coarsely ground pepper

Prepare

  • Combine all ingredients, toss and serve!

Makes 2 to 4 servings.

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