Kale is so fast, easy, nutrient-dense, and it takes on the flavor of whatever you add to it. This is how Juli from Paleomg.com makes kale.

Serves: 2-3

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min


  • 3 pieces of bacon
  • 1 bundle of kale, washed and leaves removed from the stem, thinly sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • juice of ½ lemon


  1. Place bacon in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Cook bacon until crispy. Remove and set aside on a paper towel. Once cool, chop into small pieces. Turn heat down to medium-low.
  2. Thinly slice kale then place into the bacon fat. Cook low and slow for about 8-10 minutes, until the kale has softened and wilted. Add garlic and onion powder, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper and cook for another 2 minutes. Then add lemon and toss to combined.
  3. Add bacon back to the pan with the kale and toss to incorporate the bacon throughout.
  4. Serve up, buttercup!

Recipe by: Juli at Paleomg.com