A tasty and healthy salad that makes a wonderful accompaniment to any meal or even a meal in itself on those days you just want a lighter lunch or dinner.Kale Salad
Kale (massaged & chopped thinly)
Bacon or Pancetta (sliced)
Red onion (sliced very finely)
Garlic (chopped finely)
Parmesan Cheese (grated)
Bold Olive Oil (I used Decimi)
Fry the bacon & set aside. Then fry the Panko breadcrumbs & chopped garlic in a little olive oil until slightly browned & set aside.
Wash the kale then cut away the thick spines on the leaves. Gently massage the kale leaves for a few minutes to tenderize & then cut it into thin ribbons & add to a serving bowl. Add the red onion, walnuts & bacon and toss with the olive oil/balsamic dressing. Just before serving sprinkle the breadcrumbs and cheese on top. Occasionally I add dried cranberries for a little bit of sweetness.