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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How to Make Kale Pesto for a Cruciferous Twist on the Classic

This kale pesto recipe has simple ingredients and comes together in under 10 minutes. It's bright, nutty and flavorful.

What Is a Baked Salad? Plus Tips for How to Make Your Own

Salads with baked vegetables are all the rage—especially this super healthy one with cabbage and kale


Thai Meatball Soup

6 reviews

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



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...

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45 Kale Recipes We Can’t Get Enough Of

Add this nutrient-rich ingredient to soups, salads, pasta dishes and more in these popular kale recipes.


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

2 reviews

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 salads, so I created this blend of kale and romaine lettuces with a creamy Caesar dressing. It...


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One-Dish Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

8 reviews

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

Kale Smoothie

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


Fresh Thai Asparagus, Kale and Garlicky Mushrooms

Hit the local farmers market and stock up! This quick, simple side dish is a perfect complement to any meal....


35 Kale Recipes That Will Make You Feel Good About Yourself

Kale doesn't have to be bland or boring. From salads and soups to pastas and smoothies, get more of the...


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...


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....

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...


Rainbow Hash

5 reviews

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


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...


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...


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...


Old Bay Crispy Kale Chips

1 review

Here in East Hampton, NY, harvest time means big bunches of kale from local growers. These crunchy kale chips are...


Carolina Shrimp Soup

3 reviews

Fresh shrimp from the Carolina coast is one of our favorite foods. We add kale, garlic, red peppers and black-eyed...

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Kale Salad

11 reviews

I love making meals that wow everyone. The flavor and nutrition in this kale salad set it apart from other...


Kale Slaw Spring Salad

1 review

My parents and in-laws are retired and like to spend winters in Florida. This tangy spring salad welcomes the snowbirds...


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...


Kale Pasta

17 reviews

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


Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

24 reviews

The first time I made this colorful soup, our home smelled wonderful. We knew it was a keeper to see...


Hearty Vegetable Beef Ragu

5 reviews

This recipe is healthy yet satisfying, quick yet delicious. It's on the table in less than 30 minutes, and it's...