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Kale with Garlic and Bacon
Source: National Pork Board

Delicious kale seasoned with bacon and garlic.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 43.3
Total Carbs 5.3 g
Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Total Fat 1.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 268.0 mg
Protein 2.7 g
Sodium 68.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 1/4 lb  kale, chopped
4 each  Bacon, cured, lower sodium
2 tsp  minced garlic
1 1/4 cup  cold water
1 pinch  salt and pepper
  1. Rinse kale in cold water; drain well. Remove ends of stems; cut leaves into 2-inch pieces (should have about 22 cups); set aside.
  2. In a large heavy skillet cook the bacon over moderate heat, stirring frequently until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain; reserve bacon drippings in skillet.
  3. Return skillet to medium heat and sauté garlic until golden brown. Add kale and water, reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until the kale is wilted and tender.
  4. Remove cover and continue to simmer until most of the liquid is evaporated. Stir in the bacon and salt and pepper to taste. Transfer kale to a serving dish.

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