Kale Salad with Bacon


  • 1 bunch kale
  • 2 teaspoons canola or olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup diced or sliced orange or yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup torn radicchio leaves
  • Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon deli mustard
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 12 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits (about 2 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled)


  1. Wash kale and cut or tear into 1″ pieces. Put into a bowl with the oil and salt and “massage” the kale for 2-3 minutes, until wilted and dark green. Add peppers, tomatoes, and radicchio, toss and set aside.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl with a fork. Pour over salad. Toss.
  3. Serve with bacon bits passed on the side for those who want them.
  4. Serve right away or refrigerate overnight.

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