De Ma Cuisine



October 2013



Wilted Kale with Walnuts and Bacon

Written by , Posted in Dinner, Farm to Dinner Party Table, Gluten Free, Meat, Pork, Sides, Vegetables


Wilted Kale with Walnuts and Bacon
Recipe Type: Side, Vegetables, Meat, Pork, Nuts, Stove Top
Author: Rachel Oberg – De Ma Cuisine
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Serves: 6-8
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 3 bunches kale, stems removed, sliced into long ribbons
  • pinch nutmeg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 T balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 C walnuts, chopped
  1. Cook bacon. Drain on paper towel. When cooled, crumble and set aside. Discard fat from pan (or reserve a bit for cooking).
  2. Add olive oil (if all bacon fat was discarded), when hot, add kale and some seasonings. Use tongs to turn and mix kale, as it wilts down, add more kale and more seasonings. Cook over medium-low heat for about 10-15 minutes, or until all kale is wilted. Add 2 T balsamic vinegar. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  3. Serve topped with walnuts and bacon.


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