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Healthy Kale Recipes

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Kale & Potato Hash

Serve as a side with a steak or pork chops or set a poached egg on top for a hearty breakfast or brunch.

» Kale & Potato Hash

Warm Salad of Greens, Italian Sausage & Potatoes

For a milder flavor, substitute escarole or Swiss chard for the mustard greens or kale (add them with the potatoes).

» Warm Salad of Greens, Italian Sausage & Potatoes

Pork, White Bean & Kale Soup

Kale is matched up here with white beans and chunks of lean pork tenderloin to create a soup that's satisfying and quick to make. Smoked paprika gives the soup a Spanish flair so some warm bread and sliced Manchego cheese would go well on the side.

» Pork, White Bean & Kale Soup

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

“Tortilla soup has a place, I feel, in practically every collection of Mexican recipes,” says Rick Bayless. This is a vegetarian version of the classic soup, usually made with chicken. Earthy dark pasilla chile flavors the soul-satisfying broth. (Recipe adapted from Rick Bayless.)

» Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Hearty Kale Salad

A riff on the classic warm spinach-and-bacon salad, this recipe features thin ribbons of kale instead. Any variety of kale works, but flatter-leaf lacinato kale makes it extra-special.

» Hearty Kale Salad

Delicata Squash & Tofu Curry

This easy tofu curry, made with pretty delicata squash and hearty greens, cooks up in one skillet. To speed up the prep, use bagged chopped kale. Delicata squash’s thin skin is tender when it’s cooked, so there’s no need to peel—another time saver. Serve with quinoa or brown rice.

» Delicata Squash & Tofu Curry

Kale & Gruyère Panini

This vegetarian panini recipe—filled with layers of sautéed kale, garden-fresh tomatoes and melted cheese—makes for an extra-special grilled cheese sandwich. For the best flavor, we like the complexity of aged Gruyère or fontina, but you can use any cheese you have on hand.

» Kale & Gruyère Panini


Kale and other dark leafy greens are a flavorful, vitamin-packed addition to many meals. Our healthy kale recipes, including kale salad recipes, kale soup recipes and dinner recipes with kale, are rich in vitamins A, C and K. Add more kale to your diet by making one of our healthy kale recipes, such as Salsa-Braised Kale or Hearty Kale Salad.

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