Winter bacon, apple & kale Salad

A big bowl full of green leaves, apple slices and bits of bacon, cheese onion, nuts and small glass of liquid with spoon on blue cloth next to the bowl on wooden board..
The perfect winter salad. Fresh leaves of kale, sweet apple and golden crunchy bacon with homemade apple vinaigrette dressing. Perfect served as a light lunch or as a side with your favourite main meal.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Servings 4 people


For the Salad

  • 2 cups kale leaves torn into small pieces
  • 2 apples cored and thinly sliced
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon
  • 100 g feta cheese crumbled
  • ½ small red onion thinly sliced
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup walnuts toasted and roughly chopped
  • A handful Superb Herb cress

For the vinaigrette dressing


  • Cook the bacon rashers on a non-stick frying pan over medium hot heat for 4–5 minutes until golden. Drain the excess fat on kitchen towel and slice into small pieces.
  • Mix all the ingredients for vinaigrette Dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a large bowl, combine salad kale, cress, red onion, bacon, apples, cranberries, walnuts and feta. Pour vinaigrette and toss well. Serve immediately.
Keyword gluten free
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