I think it’s safe to say that we’re all looking for ways to incorporate kale into our diet. Luckily, that’s easy to do with this roundup of simple-to-make kale recipes!
From breakfast frittatas to pizza to smoothies, this list of kale recipes will provide you with a ton of unique ideas. The best part is, you’ll be incorporating a major superfood into your daily diet. Kale is a natural anti-inflammatory food and filled with powerful antioxidants.
This cruciferous veggies is also a cancer-fighting food and contains loads of nourishing minerals to help keep you in tip-top shape. So here’s to healthy (and delicious) eating and we hope you enjoy this amazing veggie just as much as we do.
Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips Recipe
Who says nachos can’t be healthy? This kale version is made with raw cashews, zesty lemon, and spicy chili powder.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips Recipe
Spicy Kale Chili
Get your greens and your protein together in one simple dish. Seasoned ground beef combines with chopped kale, chipotle peppers, and mushrooms in this healthy meal.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Spicy Kale Chili
Paleo Kale Chips
Craving a snack? These Paleo Kale Chips couldn’t be simpler to make and are a crunchy, anytime snack.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Kale Chips
Spicy Roasted Cauliflower, Kale and Carrot Salad
Kale and cauliflower come together to make up the bulk of this salad, but the dressing is what really spices things up. Red pepper flakes, lemon juice, and dijon mustard add a zesty hint of spice that’ll have you rethinking kale salad forever.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Spicy Roasted Cauliflower, Kale and Carrot Salad
Kale Carrot Salad with Lime Tahini Dressing
Though the salad itself is to die for, it’s the tahini dressing that steals the show. Tahini, lime and garlic powder make up this creamy, flavor-packed dressing.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Kale Carrot Salad with Lime Tahini Dressing
A tropical smoothie with kale in it? Yep! You can’t even taste the kale in this smoothie thanks to the pineapple, mango and lime juice–it’s a fresh and fruity smoothie!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | TropiKale Smoothie
Kale and Mushroom Ghee Frittata Recipe
Give your breakfast a flavor boost with this kale and mushroom frittata recipe. Swapping out butter for ghee, this dish is a creamy rendition of an old time favorite.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Kale and Mushroom Ghee Frittata Recipe
Sweet Potato, Kale and Shrimp Skillet
Three of the greatest foods (sweet potato, kale and shrimp) join forces in this skillet dish. Add garlic and onion and you’ve got a nutrient-rich, colorful meal.
Recipe: Primavera Kitchen | Sweet Potato, Kale and Shrimp Skillet
Kale and Salmon Cakes
Not only are these salmon cakes, but they’re salmon cakes with KALE in them! A sneaky way to get in your greens.
Recipe: Melissa Knorris | Kale and Salmon Cakes
Kale Pistachio Pesto
This pesto variation uses kale and pistachios for a delicious, mediterranean-style pesto!
Recipe: Jessica in the Kitchen | Kale Pistachio Pesto
Sweet Potato Bacon Kale Hash for One
Sub out your regular hash brown recipe with this sweet potato version instead. Topped with kale and eggs, it makes for a complete breakfast!
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Sweet Potato Bacon Kale Hash for One
Keto Kale and Chives Egg Muffins
Portable egg breakfast muffins filled with kale and chives–a tasty, grab-n-go meal!
Recipe: I Heart Umami | Keto Kale and Chives Egg Muffins
Garlicky Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Mushrooms and Kale
The name says it all. This spaghetti squash is topped with chicken, mushrooms and kale — making it an excellent dinner option.
Recipe: The Roasted Root | Garlicky Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Mushrooms and Kale
Slow Cooker (or Instant Pot) Sausage, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup
Looking for a hearty kale soup? Look no further than this simple dish. It’s filled with yummy sausage, sweet potatoes, and a healthy serving of chopped kale. Plus, it’s made in a crockpot (or Instant Pot), which makes dinner a breeze to make.
Recipe: Wholesomelicious | Slow Cooker (or Instant Pot) Sausage, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup
Paleo Mushroom, Kale, and Spiced Ground Chicken Tomato Sauce
This dish packs all the flavor using one pan and takes less that 25 minutes to make. Make it on nights you’re looking for a quick meal to whip up.
Recipe: Perchance to Cook | Paleo Mushroom, Kale, and Spiced Ground Chicken Tomato Sauce
Sweet Potato and Kale Rosa with Baked Eggs
Wake up to this egg-tastic dish with chopped kale and sweet potatoes. It’s so good you’ll want to eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Recipe: Paleo with Mrs. P | Sweet Potato and Kale Rosa with Baked Eggs
Spicy Shrimp and Kale with Creamy Rutabaga
Talk about perfection! This creative dish fuses kale, shrimp, and creamy rutabaga into a meal that’s both fit and filling.
Recipe: A Calculated Whisk | Spicy Shrimp and Kale with Creamy Rutabaga
Thai Coconut Soup with Salmon and Kale
All of your favorite vegetables come together in this creamy soup recipe. Mushrooms, kale, and salmon combine perfectly as a soup recipe that’s hands-down amazing!
Recipe: Real Food with Dana | Thai Coconut Soup with Salmon & Kale
Slow Cooked Kale with Smashed Garlic and Red Onions
This recipe cooks kale on low heat over the stovetop, allowing the edges to get just crispy enough. Add in shallots and rosemary for flavor!
Recipe: The Kitchn | Slow Cooked Kale with Smashed Garlic and Red Onions
Coconut Curried Cauliflower with Kale
The only thing more delicious than curried cauliflower is curried cauliflower with coconut milk. Add in kale and you’ve got the most delicious variation of cauliflower around!
Recipe: Autoimmune Wellness | Coconut Curried Cauliflower with Kale
Roasted Root Vegetable Stew with Tomatoes and Kale
The roasted roots in the recipe give this dish an A+ in flavor! Parsnips, carrots, rutabagas
Recipe: Everyday Maven
Broccoli and Kale Salad with Blueberries and Coconut
Looking for a salad recipe that’s on the sweeter side? This broccoli and kale salad is topped with blueberries, coconut and honey. Bring on the natural sugar!
Recipe: The Endless Meal | Broccoli and Kale Salad with Blueberries and Coconut
Kale and Broccoli Salmon Burgers
A healthy veggie burger that combines all of your favorite foods: kale, broccoli and salmon. A protein-packed and nutrient-dense burger recipe.
Recipe: The Hummusapien | Kale and Broccoli Salmon Burgers
Grilled Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potatoes
The only thing better than a sweet potato by itself is a sweet potato stuffed with chicken, kale and peppers. A delicious and filling way to enjoy kale.
Recipe: Bare Root Girl | Grilled Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potatoes
Kale Bacon Salad with Apple Pecan Vinaigrette
This recipe is bursting with flavors like roasted apple, pecans, and bacon. Enjoy kale topped with some major crunch in this unique recipe.
Recipe: The Castaway Kitchen | Kale Bacon with Apple Pecan Vinaigrette
Paleo Honey Orange Beef Stir Fry with Kale
Beef up your kale dish with this sweet honey orange beef stir fry. The best part is, you can whip this baby up in only 20 minutes.
Recipe: Food Faith Fitness | Paleo Honey Orange Beef Stir Fry with Sweet Potato Noodles
Kale Salad with Caramelized Butternut Squash
Toss tender kale greens with sweet butternut squash for a delicious, hearty meal.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Kale Salad with Caramelized Butternut Squash
Cream of Broccoli and Kale Soup
For days your body is in need of extra fiber, try this creamy broccoli and kale soup. The pumpkin and sunflower seeds in this recipe give it a satisfying crunch to top everything off.
Recipe: Primal Gourmet | Cream of Broccoli and Kale Soup
Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Herbs
Get fancy with this chicken recipe. Stuff ‘em with sweet potatoes and kale for a complete balanced meal.
Recipe: Fresh Tart | Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Herbs
Chicken Stew with Butternut Squash and Kale
A stew that’s perfect for any time of year. Throw kale, veggies, and chicken into one pot–it doesn’t get much simpler than that!
Recipe: Deliciously Organic | Chicken Stew with Butternut Squash and Kale
Roasted Beet Noodles with Pesto and Baby Kale
Whip out your spiralizer and make these noodles out of beets, and then eat them atop baby kale and pesto. A great lunch option!
Recipe: Inspiralized | Roasted Beet Noodles with Pesto and Baby Kale
Zucchini and Kale Quiche with a Sweet Potato Crust
A simple quiche recipe that requires minimal ingredients? Yep–it’s true. This quiche recipe may seem basic, but it’s anything but–and entirely healthy, too!
Recipe: Perchance to Cook | Zucchini and Kale Quiche with a Sweet Potato Crust
Italian Turkey Kale Roll Ups
Move over, collard wraps–these kale wraps are where it’s at! In this recipe, turkey is wrapped inside a kale leaf. Add basil and lemon juice to flavor it up– a simple afternoon snack!
Recipe: Physical Kitchness | Italian Turkey Kale Roll Ups
Braised Bacon and Kale
There are few things in life better than kale and bacon. Luckily, in this dish, you don’t have to choose between the two. Instead, combine them and enjoy them together!
Recipe: Kitchn | Braised Bacon and Kale
Paleo Pizza with Kale and Cashew ‘Cheese’
Yes, it’s true! You can have your pizza and eat it too. The cheese here is made with cashews — making it delightfully Paleo.
Recipe: Sun Basket | Paleo Pizza with Kale and Cashew ‘Cheese’
Kale Cubes for Smoothies
Green up any smoothie with these two-ingredient kale cubes. Freeze kale now and make a smoothie later!
Recipe: All Sorts of Pretty | Kale Cubes for Smoothies
Kale, Mint and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
It seems these days that you can hide kale in just about anything, including ice cream! Luckily, chocolate overpowers the kale, so the kale is just there for the nutritional benefits. Try it for yourself and see!
Recipe: The Good Food Goddess | Kale, Mint and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
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