Prep Time: 15 minutes. Print . Turn off the heat. Ingredients. Autumn Kale Salad with Warm Apple Cinnamon Balsamic + Cranberry Walnut Clusters. This salad is best served warm. This easy to make sautéed kale dish is loaded with apples, fennel, and toasted walnuts, and will turn any mid-week dinner into a delicious and elegant affair.Great on its own, and even better as a side dish, this will for sure become your new favorite kale recipe! Yield: 2 Salads. Pour the dressing over the top and stir to coat. Stir, then put the lid on the skillet and cook until the kale is wilted and tender, 5 minutes or so. 2 bunches kale, (curly kale works best) 2 apples, (sliced or diced) cranberry walnut clusters, (see below) Ricotta salata and apple slices make this warm salad stand out. Total Time: 15 minutes. Warm Roasted Barley, Kale, and Apple Salad Warm Roasted Barley, Kale, and Apple Salad. The roasted barley's nutty flavor complements the strong flavors of the other ingredients. When the quinoa is finished, stir it in the skillet with the apple and kale. Enjoy! Rating: Unrated Be the first to rate & review! Oi Gente, This warm kale salad is one of my favorite dishes in the Fall. Scratch that – all year long!