Kale Waldorf Salad Recipe with Buttermilk Dressing served in a large white bowl

Kale waldorf salad with buttermilk dressing

  • serves 8
  • Easy

This kale waldorf salad with buttermilk dressing is a clever update on a classic and with a good amount of crunch and tangy dressing, it makes for a really useful side dish



  • curly kale 200g 
  • lemon 1, juiced
  • sea salt 1 tsp
  • celery 3 stalks, peeled with a potato peeler and cut into diagonal pieces 
  • red apples 2, cut into thin wedges
  • seedless green grapes 150g, halved
  • pecans 50g, toasted
  • buttermilk 125ml
  • greek yogurt 3 tbsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • white wine vinegar 1 tbsp
  • parsley finely chopped, to make 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Strip the leaves from the kale and discard any tough stalks. Wash really well then dry in a clean tea towel or with kitchen roll. Put the kale in a bowl with the lemon juice and 1 tsp sea salt. Using your hands, rub the lemon and salt into the leaves (this will help tenderise the kale).

  • Step 2

    Add the celery, apples and grapes and toss it all together, then leave for 10 minutes while you prep all the other ingredients.

  • Step 3

    Mix the dressing ingredients and season. Add to the kale bowl and toss again. Pile the salad onto a platter, top with the pecans and serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 117
  • Fat 6.6g
  • Saturates 1.6g
  • Carbs 10.2g
  • Fibre 1.6g
  • Protein 3.4g
  • Salt 0.7g