Kale Salad with Balsamic Dressing

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Simple and healthy!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh kale, stems removed and leaves thinly sliced

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 5 slices bacon

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • ½ clove garlic, crushed

  • ½ cup sunflower seeds

Directions

  1. Place kale in a resealable plastic bag; add 1 teaspoon olive oil and salt. Mix thoroughly until leaves are coated. Seal bag and let sit for 30 minutes.

  2. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels; crumble into small pieces.

  3. Whisk 1/4 cup olive oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic together in a bowl until dressing is evenly mixed.

  4. Transfer kale to a bowl; add dressing and toss to coat. Top salad with bacon and sunflower seeds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

243 Calories
20g Fat
12g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 243
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 289mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 90mg 450%
Calcium 115mg 9%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 466mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.