Hot Kale and Bacon Dip

This Lve month, the health buff, KALE marries the flabby but hottie, BACON in this Hot Kale and Bacon Dip..

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Wondering about that rose? Ykaie gave it to me for VDay

In line of the recent Valentine’s Day, let me show my love for you by making something out of bacon (I know you how much you love it!) and kale, one of the world’s healthiest food.

Just so you know, Kale is not common in my part of the world but somehow the universe has conspired for me to find them. First at a grocery near my house and then at the Sunday market — not too far away from home as well.

I think the universe is telling me a secret message — and it’s to continuously feed my body healthy food…..

but I heard a whisper too.. “psssst, don’t forget the bacon“.

..and so here it is, something to fall in love with — Hot Kale and Bacon Dip.

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Let’s just call this my Kale Initiation…..LELz.

It’s gooey, cheezy, creamy, bacony, kaley, and oh so yummy! You won’t regret making this dip. EVER.

I was originally planning on a thin dip.. something for chips when watching a movie at home. What came out was a chunky dip that’s perfect for breads, crostini, tortilla, or pita bread.

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It’s time to see more of Shaun T and I’m laying off the dessert this week. The weighing scale and I will be seeing each other next week.

I promise healthier Kale recipes to follow…heehee.

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Hot Kale and Bacon Dip

  • Author: Peachy Adarne

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups chopped Kale
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 200g bacon, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400ºF
  2. Cook bacon in a non-stick skillet, it will render it’s own fat.
  3. When bacon is cooked remove some of the fat rendered until around 1 tbsp is left.
  4. Add garlic and cook until it’s fragrant.
  5. Add Kale and cook until wilted, about 3-5 minutes.
  6. Turn off heat and transfer the kale-bacon mixture in a bowl.
  7. Mix the cream cheese, mayo, salt, pepper, and half of the mozzarella.
  8. Transfer to a baking dish and top wit the rest of te mozzarella cheese.
  9. Bake until a bit brown and bubbly.
  10. Serve with toast, pita chips, or tortilla.

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21 Responses

  1. Oh my gosh that sounds good! Usually when I think of bacon with greens, it’s collard but I want to try it with kale now.

  2. This sounds so very delicious and sure to please the bacon lover in your life. I might even be able to get my daughter who hates any green leafy vegetable to eat this dip! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  3. Hey I wonder if my husband would eat his kale if it was in a hot bacon dip! I think this looks amazing!! I so want to try it!

  4. This looks mighty good! The bacon aspect of it will probably increase my husband’s chance of eating it (he claims to not be a kale fan).

  5. Sounds like the Universe knows you well. Eat healthy, but don’t forget the bacon. Now that can be a bumper sticker or t-shirt slogan. ^_^

  6. this is perfect! my husband will surely love this! I should print the recipe! thanks for sharing! this will surely a highlight for our movie night!

  7. Wow! That sounds awesome! I love kale and it goes well with pretty much any other ingredient. I think it’s the perfect dip for movie night with the family!

  8. Oh goodness, dish looks so divine. I have been looking for a good dip recipe to try this weekend when I’m having a brunch. I’m printing this now and I can’t wait to serve and try it.

  9. Kale is my power veg, I love its crunchiness, I used to keep it almost raw until I saw a friend cooked it till tender and I fell in love with it again. This dish speaks to me 😀

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I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →

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