BLT Kale Panzanella Salad

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Ingredients
For the salad:

  • 3 cups cubed bread
  • Olive oil
  • Salt/pepper
  • 6 slices cooked bacon
  • 2 roma tomatoes, cubed
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups kale
  • ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese

For the simple mayo dressing:

  • ¼ cup Hellmann’s® Organic Mayonnaise
  • Juice from 2 small lemons
  • 2 ½ tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt/pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. On a baking sheet, toss bread cubes with a heavy drizzle of olive oil and salt/pepper. Bake for 5-10 minutes, or until bread cubes are just getting crisp on the outside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Add in kale and massage together kale and dressing for 30 seconds.
  4. Add in remaining salad ingredients. Toss and serve!

Serves 3.

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Kylie Mitchell, MPH, RDN, LD, is a food and lifestyle blogger with a mission to end disordered eating and help her clients make peace with their natural body size. Read Kylie’s blog, Immaeatthat, and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.