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Smoked Chicken Power Greens Kale Salad

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 -6 servings
A healthy and delicious kale salad packed with apples, bacon, craisins, almonds and of course, smoked chicken then tossed with a simple poppy seed dressing.

Ingredients

Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 1/4 Cup White Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon Minced Onion
  • 1/3 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Poppy Seeds

For the Salad

  • 2-3 Smoked Chicken Breasts cooked and sliced thin
  • 1 Bunch Kale washed, stem removed and chopped into ribbons
  • 1/4 Lemon
  • 2 Pinches of salt
  • 1 Large Red Apple chopped
  • 4 Slices of bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Almonds
  • 1 Cup Craisins
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese shavings
  • 1 1/2 Cups Chopped Broccoli

Instructions

Poppy Seed Dressing

  • In a blender, combine the vinegar through the mayo. Pulse in the vegetable oil and then remove to a bowl and stir in the poppyseeds.

Salad

  • Place the chopped kale in a large bowl and squeeze some lemon over the top along with some salt. Toss everything together while squeezing and massaging the kale. Set aside in the fridge to rest for up to 12 hours or at least 5-10 minutes.
  • Prepare all other ingredients and once the chicken has cooled a bit slice very thin.
  • Pile everything together in a bowl and toss with desired amount of dressing. Serve within 1 day.
Nutrition Facts
Smoked Chicken Power Greens Kale Salad
Amount Per Serving (2 cups)
Calories 463 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 28g
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 320mg14%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 15g30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.