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.

SHOCKING, I know.

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!

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 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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.

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