25 Best Kale Recipes

Kale-Wrapped Flounder with Lemon, Fennel, and Oregano Recipe

Kale-Wrapped Flounder with Lemon, Fennel, and Oregano Recipe
3.45

Riffing off the idea of steaming fish in banana leaves and baking fish in aluminum foil packets, using hardy kale leaves as a wrapper for delicate flounder ...


By Valaer Murray

Zesty Kale 2 Ways Fontina Mac and Cheese

Zesty Kale 2 Ways Fontina Mac and Cheese
5

Kale seems to have become the vegetable of the moment, which is good news for kale lovers like me. In this mac and cheese, the hearty vegetable appears two ...


By Laura Werlin

Simmered Kale with Bacon and White Beans Recipe

Simmered Kale with Bacon and White Beans Recipe
4.3

Kale is one of those vegetables that gets a bad rap. Many people claim it’s bitter and hard to cook, but give kale a chance. While it’s a bit more toothsome ...


By Peggy Bourjaily

Fried Eggs with Wild Rice and Sautéed Kale

Fried Eggs with Wild Rice and Sautéed Kale
2.4

This protein- and energy-packed dish was inspired by the delicious and lovely eggs sent to us by Pete and Gerry's. With a half-dozen blue eggs (from ...


By Yasmin Fahr

Baby Kale, Chard, Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

Baby Kale, Chard, Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

There are some unusual additions in this dip, but it's relatively low-fat, low-carb, full of vegetables (a whole bag of greens!), and it's honestly delicious.


By Jess Novak

Pear, Kale, and Lentil Salad With Feta Recipe

Pear, Kale, and Lentil Salad With Feta Recipe
3

When it comes to composing a great fall salad, the key is knowing which fruits and vegetables are currently in season. In the case of this particular mix, ...


By Molly Aronica

Venison Bolognese Pappardelle with Kale and Vermont Shepherd Cheese Recipe

Venison Bolognese Pappardelle with Kale and Vermont Shepherd Cheese Recipe
5

When possible, I like to use fresh pasta, which cooks very quickly and is less dense than dried pasta. Fresh pasta is available in most local markets. If ...


By Laurent Tourondel

Kale Tomato Soup with Chickpeas and Cumin Recipe

Kale Tomato Soup with Chickpeas and Cumin Recipe
2.75

Kale is a polarizing green. For some it denotes healthy lifestyles and for others it screams diet food. But this spicy winter soup will make a believer out ...


By Ali Rosen

Kale Melt with Gouda and Walnut-Basil Pesto

Kale Melt with Gouda and Walnut-Basil Pesto

Raw kale salad may have its health benefits, but it's arguably not the most fun way to eat your vegetables. Smashing it into a sandwich with nutty Gouda and ...


By Suzanne Lehrer

Rigatoni with Tuscan Kale, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, and Sausage

Rigatoni with Tuscan Kale, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, and Sausage
2.3

OK, I’ll admit, I was inspired to make this because black trumpet mushrooms were on sale. But, you can definitely make this with whatever mushrooms you like ...


By Will Budiaman

Baby Kale Salad with Kumquats and Sesame Vinaigrette

Baby Kale Salad with Kumquats and Sesame Vinaigrette
2.85

This salad, with all its exotic nuances, is entirely refreshing to the palate. The baby kale has a wonderful texture that stands up to the bold ...


By Viviane Bauquet Farre

Raw Kale Salad with Vegan Basil Dressing, Strawberries, and Almonds Recipe

Raw Kale Salad with Vegan Basil Dressing, Strawberries, and Almonds Recipe

A healthy and delicious dish that can accompany a pork sandwich or be served alone for lunch.


By Apples and Onions

Kamut with Andouille Chicken and Turkey Sausage, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Kale

Kamut with Andouille Chicken and Turkey Sausage, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Kale

A mixture of cool and spicy, this healthy recipe is flavor-packed and perfect for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Although it takes a little time to make, you can ...


By Tyler Sullivan

Almond Meal Crust Pizza with Kale & Caramelized Onions - REAL FOOD Healing Recipe from Mee Tracy McCormick

Almond Meal Crust Pizza with Kale & Caramelized Onions - REAL FOOD Healing Recipe from Mee Tracy McCormick
5

This Almond Meal Crust Pizza with Kale & Caramelized Onions is a healing meal packed with vitamins K, C, and A, along with minerals like iron and magnesium. ...


By MyKitchenCure

Raw Beet Juice

Raw Beet Juice
5

"This amazing juice recipe will help you detox and get glowing skin. Call it your beauty secret!" says Valerie Orsoni, nutritionist and founder of the ...


By marcyafranklin

Peachy Green Smoothie

Peachy Green Smoothie
3.55

This smoothie is loaded with carbs, making it a perfect way to replenish glucose levels after intense athletic competitions.


By Lisa Consiglio Ryan

Hemp-Smoked Seitan Sweetbreads with Sun-Dried Wheatgrass Liver

Hemp-Smoked Seitan Sweetbreads with Sun-Dried Wheatgrass Liver
5

In her breathlessly anticipated new cookbook, Organs for Vegans, actress and Spanish food expert Gwyneth Paltrow offers this difficult-to-make and frankly ...


By Colman Andrews

Gluten-Free Kaleslaw Recipe

Gluten-Free Kaleslaw Recipe
3.25

My garden is overflowing with kale so I am looking for creative ways to serve it to the boys. Of course, their favorite kale dish is the Kale Salad with ...


By Elana Amsterdam

Beet Zinger Juice

Beet Zinger Juice
4.5

Everyone loves a good beet juice, and this Beet Zinger has all of fall's best seasonal ingredients: beets, celery, and kale. 


By Sarah O'Toole

Spring Vegetable Ragù

Spring Vegetable Ragù

This simple yet delicious ragù is ideal served alongside branzino, grilled swordfish, lamb tenderloin, Cornish game hen, or salmon.Click here to see In ...


By Julio Genao

Azoteas Verdes Margarita

Azoteas Verdes Margarita

The American palate is so sophisticated these days. It goes hand-in-hand with the foodie movement – people want to know that what they’re ingesting is ...


By ESundberg

Baked Egg Bell Pepper Tarts

Baked Egg Bell Pepper Tarts
3.6

Red bell peppers, onion, and spinach are cooked together, then spiced with Cheddar cheese and a touch of cayenne. The sautéed vegetables make a delightful ...


By Meatless Monday

Paula Abdul’s Daikon Blues

Paula Abdul’s Daikon Blues

Looking like a white icicle and pleasantly mild in flavor, daikon’s crisp, cool properties make it tons of fun to juice. A hit of blueberries adds a second ...


By Lauren Gordon

Michelle William’s Leafy Green Goodness

Michelle William’s Leafy Green Goodness

Three kinds of green leaves deliver potent nutrition in an easy-to-drink blend of fresh apple. Use tart green apples to lower the sugar content if you like.


By Lauren Gordon

Irish Pizza

Irish Pizza
3.05

There's really no such thing as Irish pizza, of course — not in any traditional sense, at least. The historic Kitchen Bar in Belfast does serve what they've ...


By Colman Andrews

Best Kale Recipes

What is Kale?

On a recent episode of Top Chef: New Orleans, Food & Wine’s editor-in-chief Dana Cowin named kale as a trend that she’d like to see disappear. Recently, kale has starred on countless menus in the same salad variations, but to call the leafy vegetable merely a trend is misinformed, as it has had a place in food repertoires worldwide for quite some time. To know more about everything kale-related, we’ve outlined the basics that you should ...