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Chick Fil A Kale Salad Recipe

Chick Fil A Kale Salad Recipe

This superfood salad recipe is perfect for Chick Fil A fans! This Chick Fil A Kale Salad Recipe is fresh, delicious, and perfect for the hot summer months. When you’re wanting a quick and easy salad recipe, add this one to the top of your list! The homemade salad dressing puts the flavor over the top!

We’re HUGE fans of anything Chick Fil A – but we’re even bigger fans of making copycat Chick Fil A recipes right at home. This kale crunch salad legit tastes like it came right off the Chick Fil A menu.

Trust us when we say that you’re not going to be disappointed in this lemon kale salad Chick Fil A copycat version. It’s crazy good!

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Speaking of amazing, be sure to check out our 11 Keto Mason Jar Salad Recipes for even more healthy and fresh salad ideas.

Kale Salad in a jar.

Anytime that we can add more greens to our daily diet and make our own salad dressing, we’re 100% down to make that happen.

Plus, once the warmer weather hits, our tastebuds literally crave more fresh and light foods.

Kale is not only delicious, but it’s a superfood as well! That’s so comforting knowing that we’re fueling our bodies with food that has the perfect crunch at the same time.

Since kale is versatile and forgiving, we like to meal plan and prep to make these salads the night before to take in our lunches for the day.

Kale is very durable and will still have that crunchy texture!

Kale Salad in mason jars.

💕 Why You’ll Love This Easy Chick Fil A Kale Salad Recipe

  • You don’t have to turn on your oven at all to make it!
  • It’s a fast summer recipe with so many healthy nutrients.
  • Making your own perfect salad at home is WAY cheaper than anything you’d buy at Chick Fil A or other fast food restaurants!
  • This salad is a healthier option than the classic waffle fries making it easier to stick to your healthy diet
  • It only takes a couple of minutes to whip up this fantastic crunch kale salad side dish recipe

The homemade dressing is delicious but you can also use any dressing (like this one) that you’d like. It’s your salad – enjoy it!

🥬 Crunchy Kale Salad Ingredients

Simple ingredients are all that are needed for this easy kale salad. Just gather them up and get started right away! You’ll be chowing down in no time at all.

Get more info on these ingredients in the recipe card below.

  • chopped fresh kale
  • shredded green cabbage 
  • roasted crunchy almond slivers
  • extra virgin olive oil 
  • apple cider vinegar 
  • Dijon mustard 
  • honey
  • minced shallot
  • salt 
  • black pepper
Ingredients needed to make Chick fil A copycat Kale Crunch Salad.

🔪 Tools Needed for Chick Fil A Kale Salad

Measuring Cups and Spoons

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Knife and Cutting Board

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Blender

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  • 4-Tip QuadPro Blade Technology - The 4-tip stainless steel blending blade works with the shape of the jar to create a constant flow and vortex that leads ingredients directly to the blades for fast blending performance.

✏️ How to Make Kale Crunch Salad

Just gather up the easy ingredients to get started! No cooking required!

  1. Add all necessary ingredients for the salad dressing to a blender and mix together until well incorporated.
  2. Combine the ingredients to make the salad in a large bowl.
  3. Once you’re ready to serve, toss the kale crunch salad with the homemade easy dressing and transfer to mason jars for serving.
In process images of how to make a kale salad copycat recipe.

🥣 Helpful Tips

  • If you don’t have a blender to make the superfood side salad dressing, a food processor is a great option as well.
  • To keep your kale crunch side salad nice and crisp chill your mason jar or serving dish beforehand.
  • Make a large batch of this salad with fresh kale and have a healthy lunch meal prep ready to go all week long.
  • If you want to make a complete meal out of this kale salad, add any leftover chicken you have for me it is meal to the salad bowl and enjoy!

🍲 Recipe Variations

Here are some small changes you can make to this recipe to make it your own. Keep in mind this will change the fact that this was made to be a copycat recipe but this is how you find your new favorite ways to make things!

Use maple syrup – If you’re not a fan of honey, swap it out for a different sweetener, like pure maple syrup or another healthy option.

Add some other greens – Kale and cabbage are great but you can also add in other types of lettuce as well.

Add some crunch- or some unique flavor and extra texture add in some crunchy almonds tasty pumpkin seeds or Chia seeds to this easy recipe

Looking down on kale salad in a jar.

💎 How to Store This Kale Salad Copycat Recipe

Any leftover salad can be stored in an airtight container, like your mason jar, with a lid in the refrigerator for up to 2 to 3 days. If you are storing your salad with the salad dressing on it, it will wilt a lot faster.

If you know ahead of time that you plan on making a big batch to store for later wait to add your dressing to your salad and store them separately in the fridge.

Jar with kale crunch salad in lid

🍴 FAQ

Is Chick-fil-A kale crunch healthy?

Ordering a kale salad is typically always going to be a healthier option as long as it doesn’t have anything fried on it. You do have to watch the calories of the salad dressing as that can easily make a “healthy” salad not quite as healthy.

Is Chick-fil-A kale salad Keto?

It is! You can always verify that with an employee as well but the ingredients that are used should be low carb.

Is Chick-fil-A kale salad vegan?

It is – and this copycat salad recipe is vegan as well!

Two jars of cfa copycat kale crunch salad.

🤤 Other Delicious Salad Recipes

If you’re looking for even more delicious recipes that revolve around salads, check out these!

Jar of Chick fil a kale crunch salad recipe.

Chick Fil A Kale Salad Recipe

Mason Jar Recipe
This Chick Fil A Kale Salad Recipe is fast and easy to make!
Prep Time 37 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

For the salad portion:

  • 6 cups chopped kale
  • 4 cups shredded green cabbage
  • ¼ cup roasted almond slivers

For the homemade dressing:

  • cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp finely minced shallot
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Add all the ingredients that you need to make the salad dressing into a blender. Mix until combined well. Set it to the side.
  • Combine the ingredients to make the salad.
  • Once you're ready to serve, toss with the homemade dressing.

Notes

  • If you don’t have a blender to make the superfood side salad dressing, a food processor is a great option as well.
  • To keep your kale crunch side salad nice and crisp chill your mason jar or serving dish beforehand.
  • Make a large batch of this salad with fresh kale and have a healthy lunch meal prep ready to go all week long.
  • If you want to make a complete meal out of this kale salad, add any leftover chicken you have for me it is meal to the salad bowl and enjoy!
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