Warm Kale Bacon Salad

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Is it just me or are side dishes usually better than the main course? This warm kale salad will have you wanting more and more. Sauteed kale topped with bacon is the most deliciously shameful seasonal side you’ll enjoy all winter. Try this dish with grilled chicken breast and a helping of mashed sweet potatoes!

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Yields: 3 servings

Serving Size: 3/4 cups, 1 lemon wedge

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cups chopped kale
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 lemon wedges

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet heat the extra virgin olive oil and saute the chopped onion until it is tender. To the chopped onion, add the chopped kale and saute until the kale begins to wilt. Season the kale with the red pepper flakes and salt. Serve with crumbled bacon bits and lemon wedges!

Nutrient Information: 75 calories, 4.7 grams fat, 2.1g fiber, 2mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 110mg calcium, 1.4mg iron

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