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Salsify salad with bacon, kale and apple

Lovely and a little bit out of the ordinary kind of salad. This salsify salad is soooo good!

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Danish, Nordic
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 100 gr (3.5 oz) finely chopped kale
  • 1 red apple
  • 6 salsify
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 3 fresh rosemary sprigs

Dijon mustard dressing

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar


  1. Begin by peeling the salsify. Fold bacon around the peeled roots along with fresh rosemary leaves.

  2. Place them on a baking pan with baking paper and bake at 200 degrees for approx. 35 minutes or until the roots are tender and the bacon is crispy.

  3. Mix the finely chopped kale with apple cut in bite-sized pieces.

  4. Stir in the dressing.

  5. Cut the bacon wrapped salsify into medium sized bites and place them on the salad.

  6. Serve the salad while the roots are still warm.