Kale with Bacon and Garlic
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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
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Ingredients
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    1   pound 
    fresh kale, coarse stems discarded, leaves washed and coarsely chopped
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    4   ounces 
    bacon slices, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
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    small onion, finely chopped
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper flakes
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    4   
    garlic cloves, finely chopped
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    1   tablespoon 
    red wine vinegar
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    1/2  cup 
    grated Pamresan cheese

Directions
1.
In a large pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook kale until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain; reserve 1/2 cup cooking water. Rinse kale under cold water and pat dry.
2.
In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan and set aside. Reduce heat to low; add onion and pepper flakes to bacon drippings. Cook 10 minutes, until onion is tender and lightly golden. Add garlic during last minute of cooking time. Drain off excess fat.
3.
Return kale, reserved cooking water, and vinegar to skillet. Mix well and heat through. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 161, Fat, total (g) 11, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 8, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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