Kale Pomegranate Salad with Maple Bacon Dressing

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pomegranate salad in a white bowl with fork

Can you believe I’m posting a salad recipe? How unlike me!! Between all the cookies and hot cocoa, I do occasionally make room in my tummy for some salad.


kale in a white bowl, pomegranate arils in a white bowl

This Kale Pomegranate Salad recipe is actually one I made for as a new contributor for the Caitlin Wilson Blog. You’ve probably seen some of Caitlin’s designs floating around Pinterest. I know that before she moved to Portland, I was in love with her pillows and pinned a lot of stuff from her portfolio. {She’s an interior designer, PS} Now that I’m a contributor, I gots da hookups to all the pillows I want. Mwahahaha.

ANYWAYS, I’m pretty sure we were destined to be friends. Plus her daughter is the same age as my daughter. #fate

pomegranate salad in a white bowl with fork

Be sure to stop on by the Caitlin Wilson Blog to get this recipe in full and give me a little love 🙂

Have a great day, friends!

kale pomegranate and bacon salad with warm maple bacon dressing
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Pomegranate Salad with Warm Maple Bacon Dressing

This Pomegranate Salad served with warm maple bacon dressing, is delicious all year round. Made with bacon, toasted almonds, and kale!
servings 2 serving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 3 cups baby kale
  • 2 tablespoons toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 3 slices hickory smoked bacon cooked and crumbled

for the dressing-

  • 3 Tablespoons warm bacon grease reserved From Cooking The Bacon
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place all ingredients for the salad into a large bowl.
  • Whisk all ingredients together for dressing and toss over desired with salad. Serve immediately.
  • Store extra dressing in refrigerator.


Calories: 509kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 761mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 10040IU | Vitamin C: 123mg | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pomegranate Salad

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  1. Berklee

    I made this last year for Christmas dinner and was hoping to do so again this year but when I clicked my pin (and the link in your post) I get a notification that the page isn’t found. Can you please provide the recipe? TIA.