Smokey Kale Salad
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This easy-to-make Smokey Kale Salad is comforting, savory and healthy. Makes for a great lunch or dinner dish that the whole family can enjoy!
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 servings
  • 2 large bundles of dino kale, chopped (see photo)
  • ½ head garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ¼ cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 slices turkey bacon
  • ½ lemon, juice of (for serving)
  1. Line baking pan with foil and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Place bacon strips on lined baking pan and bake for 15 minutes. No need to flip them around. Remove from oven, let cool and chop them into small pieces.
  4. Place skillet under medium heat (about 3-5 minutes) until hot. Once hot, add coconut oil and cook garlic; stir frequently until golden brown (about 2 minutes).
  5. Add chopped kale, sea salt and black pepper, and sauté until slightly soft (about 3 minutes).
  6. Once soft, add in vegetable broth, coconut sugar, red pepper flakes and bacon, sauté and stir until broth has evaporated (about 3 minutes).
  7. Taste and adjust spices as needed.
  8. Serve right away and squeeze some lemon juice on top.
Tools You'll Need:
- Baking pan
- Foil
- Cast iron pan skillet (if available, it not, any kind of skillet should work)
- Spatula
- Chopping board
- Sharp knife
- Measuring cups
- Measuring spoons
- Citrus juicer (optional)
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup -- Calories: 202 Fat: 10 g. Carbohydrates: 25 g. Sodium: 119 mg. Fiber: 3 g. Protein: 5 g.
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