This kale salad recipe is a twist on Panzanella with grilled bread, apples, turkey bacon and the best smokey cheese vinaigrette. It’s healthy, quick and easy!
It has happened.
You know that saying “’insert something that you think will never happen here’ will happen when pigs fly?”
Well, the pigs? They have FLOWN.
And not “flown” like they just put on a lei (?) and got on a plane to fly away for vacation.
That wouldn’t be all that ca-ray-zay.
These pigs sprouted wings and flew BY THEMSELVES. WHOA guys.
And by all this talk of flying pigs, I am really just trying to tell you that The hub-pants REQUESTED a KALE SALAD. Like, green food.
It went like this:
Me: “Hey hubs, what do you want for lunch? There is some left over coffee rubbed steak that I could make the manliest of manlys sandwich out of, with nothing green or anything that evenly remotely resembles a vegetable in it.”
Hubs: “Is there any of that kale salad thing-a-majig, with the cheese and bread, left over? I would actually really like that please.”
My ears fell off my head.
I could not believe the sound waves that were passing through them.
Or however ears do their thang. I didn’t pay attention in science class.
The mere fact that a MAN requested a KALE SALAD is enough reason alone to make it, and I feel like I don’t need to give you many other reasons why. So, let’s just talk about the components that make this salad off the cheeeezzzyyy.
- Cheese, the sequel
Is there really much more to life?
I hope you answered no, or we can’t be friends anymore. KIDDING! <3
Let’s talk about the cheese though; Jarlsberg cheese to be exact.
Have ya’ll tried this stuff? It’s creamy, nutty…and absolutely epic.
You could put a mini steering wheel on it and call it the Cadillac of cheese.
You know what else we should address, and I can already feel you pondering whether or not you should throw your chair at me for mentioning?
The fact that the fall is coming up! GAH.
BUT, this kale salad is the best of both seasons. Use a little grill magic to cling to the summah, but then invite some apples and kale to the party to welcome the fall with open mouths.
It’s like one, big, seasonal TRANSFORMER. The excitement!
Last key factor. Smokey. Honey. Mustard. Cheese. Vinaigrette.
Yah, make extra.
You’re going to bathe in it.
This post is not sponsored by Jarlsberg, but they were kind enough to provide me with the product for the recipe!
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