Kale Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese Recipe

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Cody Published: November 11, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Kale Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese Recipe

How To Make Kale Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Make kale a part of your diet. This kale salad recipe has well-balanced flavors and textures from bacon, blue cheese, cranberry, and red wine vinaigrette.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

FOR KALE SALAD:

  • 7cupsfresh kale leaveschopped
  • 1TbspBertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 8slicescooked baconchopped
  • 1/2cupblue cheesecrumbled
  • 1/2cupcranberriesdried
  • 1/2cuppecanstoasted chopped
  • 1batchRed Wine Shallot Vinaigrette

FOR RED WINE SHALLOT VINAIGRETTE:

  • 1/4cupBertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2Tsbpred wine vinegar
  • 2tsphoneyto taste
  • 1tspdijon mustard
  • salt and freshly-cracked black pepperto taste
  • 1smallshallotpeeled and finely-chopped

Instructions

KALE SALAD:

  1. Toss all ingredients together until combined.

  2. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours before serving.

RED WINE SHALLOT VINAIGRETTE:

  1. Whisk the olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey, mustard, salt and pepper together in a mixing bowl until completely combined.

  2. Stir in the shallot until combined. Taste, and season with extra salt, pepper, or honey, if needed.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 391.27kcal
  • Fat: 36.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.43g
  • Fiber: 2.45g
  • Sugar: 4.80g
  • Protein: 9.33g
  • Cholesterol: 33.96mg
  • Sodium: 404.08mg
  • Calcium: 103.03mg
  • Potassium: 298.36mg
  • Iron: 1.01mg
  • Vitamin A: 120.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.07mg
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