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  1. Eric says

    5 stars
    Made this salad to go with roasted chicken last night. Very good. Had never done kale like that before or roasted beets like that. Usually just peal, cut them up in wedges but your way is easy, easy to peal and really less mess. Thank so much. Eric

  2. Joan says

    Hi Tori. This looks awesome. I’m not fond of kale; is there a substitute? For some reason, I don’t think spinach will work. Thanks!

    • Tori Avey says

      I think spinach would actually work fine, or mixed spring greens. Just skip the massage if you use either of those options as it’s not needed.

    • Tori Avey says

      Hi Lori! You can pin it using the Pinterest button on the left side of the screen. If you can’t see them, let me know if you are on desktop or mobile and which browser you are using so I can troubleshoot!

  3. Sonya says

    5 stars
    Terrific salad. We now are exploring all types of kale salads and this is a favorite thus far. Making it again and again.

  4. ayesha says

    5 stars
    this salad was awesome.i used raw shaved beets,and honey instead of maple syrup.and it was just perfect.loved it.

  5. Adva says

    5 stars
    I mix the roasted beats withe the vinegar, lemon and caramelized pecans and let it absorb the flavors before adding the kale. Yum!

  6. Jennifer says

    5 stars
    I just tried this New Year’s Day–it was delicious! I never knew how to prepare beets, so the roasting tips really helped. My husband loved the salad, and our toddler enjoyed the beets dipped in the dressing. Love trying new dishes on your site!

  7. Jayne says

    It is so pretty, isn’t it? I’ve never seen golden beets before! I first thought they were sliced persimmons. Very nice and vibrant salad!

  8. Sherry Alexander says

    5 stars
    I cannot wait to try this. I absolutely love Kale. Where do you come up with all your fantastic recipes?

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