A healthy alternative to the standard tailgate fare.  Even though it’s good for you, there are quite a few dynamic flavors throughout.


  • 2 Large bunches curly kale, center ribs discarded, very thinly sliced crosswise (about 10 cups)
  • 1 Yellow, orange, or red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, halved crosswise and thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 2 Carrots, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 Cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup salted peanuts, plus 1/4 cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp coarse salt


  1. Toss kale, bell pepper, and carrots in a large bowl.
  2. Puree vegetable oil, cider vinegar, salted peanuts, light-brown sugar, and coarse salt in a blender until smooth.
  3. Pour dressing over vegetables just before serving. Sprinkle with salted peanuts, coarsely chopped.