Fried Kale with Mushrooms and Bacon

7
Kim Biegacki

By
@pistachyoo

After making fresh creamed spinach, I wanted to try some kale. I love how it has a more delicate flavor than spinach. I thought since I love mushrooms that I would put them in with the kale. Of course, onions & garlic are a must and I had some bacon still in the refrig and I couldn't resist. Love the turmeric with this dish, as I had read that it is very good for you and so I thought I would try it with the kale too. My Dad loved this Kale and looks forward to having it again.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Voted Members' Choice!
Such a wonderfully savory side dish! This recipe reminded me a bit of the spinach salad with hot bacon dressing that my grandma used to make... only modernized to the max! Enjoy. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 12 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 people
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch
    fresh kale, chopped
  • 1 c
    white mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 slice
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 medium
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 tsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1-2 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh squeezed

How to Make Fried Kale with Mushrooms and Bacon

Step-by-Step

  1. Fry up the bacon and then set aside. Sauté the onions in oil and butter for a few minutes and then add your mushrooms. Let them cook down for 5 minutes and then add your chopped up kale, garlic, vinegar and turmeric. Cover with a lid for about 30 minutes on a medium heat; stirring occasionally.
  2. Give it a stir 2 or 3 times while waiting for kale to cook down. I added a 1/4 cup of water because it seemed too dry in the pan. Crumble your bacon and add to your pan. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
  3. 10-27-13--Made this tonight with my recipe for Arizona Dreaming Pork Chops and sauce which I will post here. It pairs well together. ---Arizona Dreaming Pork Chops w/Sauce
  4. Christmas Day -- 12/25/14 --- Made this to go with our Honey Baked Ham, Upside Down Mac & Cheese, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Fresh Shrimp w/Cocktail sauce, Cranberry sauce and 7-up Biscuits.

Printable Recipe Card

About Fried Kale with Mushrooms and Bacon

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



Show 84 Comments & Reviews

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes


Ooey gooey cobbler topped with a delicious crunchy crust? Sign us up twice! We just love us some cobblers all year long! Such a perfect go-to dessert recipe, cobblers are easy to make and sure to make everyone’s taste buds drool.

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]

13 Non-Lettuce Healthy Summer Salads

13 Non-Lettuce Healthy Summer Salads


Ever get sick of eating lettuce-based salads? We definitely do. That’s when we turn to these easy, healthy, and refreshing summer lettuce-less salads to change things up! Bursting with summer vegetables and fruits, you’re going to love these flavorful dishes.