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This Easy Kale Salad is bursting with fall flavors. The bacon adds the perfect touch to this healthy salad.

Easy Kale Salad

This Easy Kale Salad is bursting with fall flavors. The bacon adds the perfect touch to this healthy salad.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups kale, chopped
  • 5 slices bacon. chopped
  • bacon fat *from cooking bacon
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup walnuts

Instructions

  1. 1. Place chopped kale into a large bowl.

  2. 2. Cook bacon on medium heat until cooked and slightly crispy. Remove and set aside. Reserve the cooking fat and turn off heat.

  3. 3. To the pan of fat, add the garlic, mustard, and white wine vinegar. Saute for 30 seconds. Add olive oil if needed.

  4. 4. Pour dressing over kale.

  5. 5. Massage the dressing into the kale using your fingers, making sure everything is incorporated really well.

  6. 6. Top with the cranberries and walnuts.