Kale Recipes

These ultra healthy recipes with kale take the stress out of cooking with the trendy green. Ideal for soups, sides and salads, kale is as simple to prepare as it is delicious.

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Thai Meatball Soup

1 review

This son-approved, Thai-inspired soup—with meatballs, kale, carrots and creamy coconut milk—is warm deliciousness on a chilly day. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois


Air-Fryer Kale Chips

Harvesttime means big bunches of kale from local farmers. These crunchy air-fryer kale chips are delicious, super healthy and easy...


Thanksgiving Colcannon

I discovered colcannon on St. Patrick's Day, as it is an Irish mashed potato dish. Months later I tweaked the...


Butternut Squash and Kale Gratin

1 review

This butternut squash and kale gratin is packed with layers of flavor but uses only a few choice ingredients. It...

Nutty Kale Pesto Pasta with Caramelized Onion

1 review

My bountiful garden and vegetarian daughter both inspired me to create this nutritious, calcium-rich kale pesto pasta. No one would...


Kale Caesar Salad

I love Caesar salad recipes, so I created this kale Caesar salad. It's perfect paired with chicken or steak for...

One-Dish Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

3 reviews

I'm still settling into married life and learning how to balance our busy schedules. This quick one-dish ground turkey sweet...


Kale Smoothies

I enjoy drinking a kale smoothie for breakfast or as an after-school snack. The fruit and agave nectar give this...


Caribbean Potato Soup

11 reviews

My bright and hearty soup features an unusual blend of ingredients, including okra, kale and black-eyed peas. No kale on...


Chicken and Kale Tortellini Soup

1 review

With tender tortellini, artichokes, greens and lots of herbs, this soup is so flavorful. The fact that it's easy to...

Kale and Sausage Soup

1 review

Several years ago, I had a dish in a local restaurant that was so good I was determined to duplicate...


Parmesan Kale Casserole

1 review

I tried coming up with a creative way to use kale, and the result was a cheesy casserole. When my...


Turkey Sausage, Butternut Squash & Kale Soup

Kale and butternut squash are two of my favorite fall veggies. This low-fat soup combines them. If you love sweet...


Creamy Lentils with Kale Artichoke Saute

4 reviews

I've been trying to eat more meatless meals, so I experimented with this hearty saute and served it over brown...


Shredded Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad

1 review

This salad is a simple and delicious way to eat your superfoods! It gets even better after it sits for...

Couscous Meatball Soup

9 reviews

This soup will warm you up and takes just 25 minutes of prep time, making it a perfect weeknight meal....


Homey Chicken Noodle Soup

8 reviews

Chicken noodle soup brings back memories of childhood. This revamped version with a healthy twist is a favorite at my...


Spicy Kale and Herb Porchetta

Serve this classic Italian specialty as a main entree or with crusty artisan bread as a sandwich. Use the liquid...


Baby Kale Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing

1 review

We pull a bunch of ingredients from our garden when we make this baby kale salad with zucchini and sweet...


Garlic Tilapia with Spicy Kale

We make this main dish and side together, and adjust the heat from the red pepper flakes depending on who's...


Kale Pasta

17 reviews

I love kale and my husband hates it. But when I made this kale pasta recipe, it was so delicious,...


Kale with Bacon

9 reviews

The hearty bacon flavor in this side dish makes you forget that you’re eating right. Seasoned with garlic, it’s a...


Rainbow Hash

5 reviews

To entice my family to eat outside their comfort zone, I use lots of color. This happy hash combines sweet...


Brussels Sprouts & Kale Saute

13 reviews

In an effort to add more greens to our meals, I created this dish—and my kids eat it up. The...

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Italian Sausage Kale Soup

19 reviews

My mom dehydrates the last pick of tomatoes from her garden each fall—perfect for quick soups like this one. When...


Steamed Kale

9 reviews

With this good-for-you steamed kale, it's easy to eat healthy and get out of the kitchen quick. A wonderful accompaniment...


Tuscan Portobello Stew

14 reviews

Here’s a healthy one-skillet meal that’s quick and easy to prepare yet elegant enough for company. I often take this...


Sausage, Kale and Squash Bread Pudding

Who said bread pudding has to be for dessert? I love to serve this for brunch or dinner when I...


Strawberry Kale Salad

This fresh, zingy salad is super easy and always a crowd-pleaser! The sliced strawberries and fresh mint give it an...


Potato, Sausage & Kale Soup

24 reviews

I let my young son pick out seed packets and he chose kale, which grew like crazy. This hearty soup...