Quick Kale With Bacon

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by smellslikeapickle

This is my go-to recipe for kale. I LOVE it as a side dish with pork chops and risotto. This recipe is from an issue of Bon Apetit listed on the Epicurious website.

Top Review by Nimz1466

This is a great recipe. I've been wanting to try Kale as a side dish and I'm so glad that I picked this one. I didn't have shallots so used red onion but other than that I made as directed. A lot like spinach but with a lot milder flavor that we enjoyed so much more. The bacon is wonderful in this. I added a little fresh lemon juice to mine but DH liked as is. This only served the two of us. I feel sorry for the other two that didn't get any. I'll made this again for sure. Thanks for sharing. Made for New Kids tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté bacon in large pot over medium heat until crisp and brown. Using slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels and drain. Discard all but 2 tablespoons drippings from pot. Add shallots and garlic to drippings. Sauté over medium-high heat until tender, about 2 minutes. Add kale and broth. Cover and cook until kale wilts and is almost tender, stirring occasionally, about 12 minutes. Uncover and cook until kale is tender and most of broth has cooked away, stirring occasionally, about 12 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer kale to bowl. Sprinkle with bacon and serve.

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