Kale with Bacon
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
- 2 bunches kale, trimmed and torn
- 8 bacon strips, diced
- 2 large onions, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Add kale; cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onions and garlic until onion is tender.
- Drain the kale; stir into onion mixture. Add the salt, pepper and reserved bacon; heat through.
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Apr 16, 2019
My family loved it! We used Costco Turkey bacon and about a tablespoon of olive oil in place of the bacon grease! We also used purple kale and green kale and a whole medium onion. Amazing, this will he a regular dish for us. Thank you for the ideas!
Nov 6, 2017
Excellent recipe. Easy and tasty. Cooking the bacon and the kale separately avoid over or under cooking either one.
Mar 2, 2016
Who isn't going to like anything with bacon? This was a home-run with everyone in my family. I used 1/2 of an onion as that was all I had. I also cooked the kale in beef broth. Used probably too much of the bacon grease, will back off a little next time. Great flavor. Will definitely make this again.
Nov 14, 2015
Great recipe! The bacon even tempted two male veggie haters to eat kale. I used two small bunches of kale and six strips of bacon (which was more than enough bacon). I also used olive oil to cook the onions and garlic, since I don't use bacon drippings.
Jul 11, 2015
My new favorite Kale recipe!
Nov 15, 2014
Fantastic recipe! I used more drippings and a few more strips of bacon. YUM!
Feb 5, 2014
I liked this recipe. I followed the recipe exactly.
Sep 9, 2011
I made this dish and it was very good. I cooked the kale in veggie stock not water.
Apr 7, 2009
I added a little balsamic vinegar and it sure was great.