Kale with Garlic and Bacon

60 mins (prep 50)
4 ingredients
makes 8 servings
Shredding the kale allows you to cook it for a shorter period of time, so it retains an appealingly bright color and is gentler in flavor than if it had been slow-cooked.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , american , fall , thanksgiving , vegetable ,
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  • 2 1/2 pounds kale (about 4 bunches), tough stems and center ribs cut off and discarded
  • 10 bacon slices (1/2 pounds), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 cups water


Serving Size (203.65 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 71.69 Calories from Fat 11.97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.33g 16.32%
Saturated Fat 0.13g 5.21%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 56.49mg 18.83%
Total Carbohydrate 12.9g 34.4%
Dietary Fiber 5.13 g 164.3%
Sugars 3.22 g %
Protein 6.16g 98.6%
Vitamin A 14160.96IU% Vitamin C 170.57mg%
Calcium 217.11mg% Iron 2.11mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
bacon slices