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Chopped Italian Kale Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
This Chopped Italian Kale Salad with Creamy Italian Dressing is so good you won't believe it's so good for you! It's simple enough to be a complete meal, yet classy enough for a picnic. Gluten-free, dairy-free, tomato-free, low-carb, keto, and Paleo.

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Tomato-free, Low-carb, Keto, Paleo

Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 381 kcal
Author: Laura Duffy
  • 1 head romaine lettuce chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 3 cups lacinato kale chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 small cans sliced black olives drained
  • About 2.5 oz 8 slices pepperoni, chopped
  • About 2.5 oz 8 slices salami, chopped
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 1 Tbsp minced shallots optional, but so good!
  • ½ cup Creamy Italian Dressing
Creamy Italian Dressing
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil (see my Costco Pantry Items post for purchasing recommendations)
  • 1/4 cup champagne vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  1. Chop the lettuce, kale, cucumber, and bell pepper and place in a large bowl. Add the pepperoni, salami, black olives and shallots. Top with the Creamy Italian Dressing and toss.
  2. Top with pine nuts and serve for a picnic, summer meal or gathering with friends.

Nutrition Facts
Chopped Italian Kale Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 381 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 815mg35%
Potassium 289mg8%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 2140IU43%
Vitamin C 39.8mg48%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.