50 Out-of-This-World Kale Recipes (2024)


It’s been so long since I’ve posted a recipe roundup that I’ve been having link withdrawals. Because my cookbook Let Them Eat Kale! was published last week, I figuredit would be appropriate toshow you some of the most mouth-watering kale recipes from around the interweb. From salads, breakfast, entrees, to soups, smoothies, and sauces, you can find all sorts of leafy recipes here. There are SOmany kale recipes out there that it can be almost overwhelming. Just type, “kale” into Pinterest and prepare for an epic mind blow. Because I’m constantly on the look-out for tasty kale recipes, I decided to share some of my favorites. These aren’t your average kale recipes. They’re otherwordly!

For all of your kale needs, here are over 50 Out-of-This-World Kale Recipes


  1. Warm Balsamic Kale Salad| Pinch of Yum (pictured above)
  2. Super Green Quinoa Salad with Fresh Basil and Pistachios| With Food and Love
  3. Loaded Raw Kale Salad |Café Johnsonia
  4. Kale Salad with Avocado, Goat Cheese, and Tahini Dressing|What Jew Wanna Eat
  5. Kale Cesar Salad with Tofu Croutons and Kalamata Cesar Dressing|Kitchen Treaty
  6. Spicy Thai Carrot and Kale Salad|Running to the Kitchen
  7. Chopped Kale Salad with Chickpeas, Toasted Almonds, Sesame Seeds, and Honey Ginger Dressing| What’s Cooking Good Looking
  8. The Best Shredded Kale Salad | Oh She Glows
  9. Kale Salad with Roasted Salmon| Jelly Toast
  10. Kale Cherry Avocado Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing| Dishing Up the Dirt
  11. Crunchy Thai Kale Salad |Minimalist Baker


  1. Kale, Sweet Potato and Pepper Hash|Food, Faith, Fitness
  2. Banana Mango Green Smoothie Bowls with Hemp Seeds and Sprouts|With Food and Love (pictured above)
  3. Acai Bowl with Kale and Berries|Café Johnsonia
  4. Sweet Potato Kale Frittata|Damn Delicious
  5. Butternut Squash Kale and Pancetta Hash|In Sock Monkey Slippers
  6. Paleo Kale and Chive Egg Muffins | Paleo Magazine
  7. Most Ridiculous Breakfast Sandwich Ever |Bev Cooks


  1. Gluten-Free Pizza with Lamb, Ham, Kale, and Chard|Café Johnsonia
  2. Chorizo, Kale, and Chicken Stuffed Poblanos |Karen’s Kitchen Stories
  3. Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale|This American Bite
  4. Beet Pesto Pizza with Kale and Goat Cheese|The Roasted Root (pictured above)
  5. Kale and Black Bean Burritos|Cookie and Kate
  6. Kale Cesar Salad with Grilled Chicken Wrap|Heather Christo
  7. Smashed White Bean and Kale Quesadillas with Creamy BBQ Dip|Running to the Kitchen
  8. Ginger Beef, Mushroom and Kale Stir-Fry|Gimme Some Oven
  9. Braised Chicken with Kale|Cooking Light
  10. Portabella and Kale Pizza | Oh My Veggies
  11. Black Bean and Kale Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce |Eats Well With Others


  1. Hearty Sausage Kale and Butternut Squash Soup |The Lemon Bowl
  2. Chicken, Kale, and Quinoa Tuscan Soup|Nosh and Nourish
  3. Creamy Potato Kale Soup|Pinch of Yum
  4. Mediterranean Kale and Cannellini Stew with Farro |Better Homes and Garden
  5. White Bean and Kale Stew from Whole Living
  6. Spicy Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup|The Candid Appetite
  7. Cabbage, Bean, and Crispy Kale Soup | Wholesome Cook
  8. White Bean Soup with Kale and Chorizo|Cooking Light
  9. A Modest Vegetable Soup | Produce on Parade (pictured above)

Smoothies and Juice

  1. Banana Kiwi and Kale Smoothie |Diethood (pictured above)
  2. Kale Sunrise Green Smoothie |Café Johnsonia
  3. Green Tea Kale Smoothie|Swirls of Flavor
  4. Grapefruit and Kale Smoothie|Wonky Wonderful
  5. Lemon Kale Ice|Liv Life
  6. Cranberry Kale Smoothie|Tasty Yummies
  7. Green Juice|Primavera Kitchen
  8. Kale Ginger Detox Smoothie|Oh My Veggies

Side Dishes

  1. Grainy Mustard Potato Salad with Massaged Kale|With Food and Love
  2. Garlic Kale Chips|Swirls of Flavor
  3. Raw Broccoli Slaw|A Healthy Life for Me
  4. Grilled Garlic Parmesan Kale Chips|Liv Life
  5. Curry Kale Chips|Tasty Yummies
  6. Kale Mustard Muffins|What’s Cooking Good Looking
  7. Collard Roll Ups with Coconut Curry Kale | Food 52
  8. Fava Bean Kale Cakes | My Darling Lemon Thyme
  9. How to Make Spicy Kale Chips |Primavera Kitchen (pictured above)


  1. Portobello Mushroom, Kale, and Spinach Puree for Macaroni and Cheese|Know Your Produce
  2. Roasted Garlic Kale Hummus|The Roasted Root
  3. Walnut Kale Basil Pesto|Seaside Baker
  4. Creamy Avocado, Artichoke and Kale Dip|Blissful Basil
  5. Kale Ricotta Dip |Fit Sugar
  6. Kale Stem Pesto |Love and Lemons
  7. Guac-kale-mole |Making Thyme for Health (pictured above)

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Sunday 13th of July 2014

I feel quite prepared to eat ALL THE KALE after seeing this! YES.

Sarah @ Making Thyme for Health

Thursday 10th of July 2014

I'm so freakin' excited to try your beetza! It's been calling my name for way too long.

Thanks for including me too lovely!

Sherrie | With Food + Love

Thursday 10th of July 2014

KALE!! I LOVE IT and your book - perfection :)

Thanks for including so many of my recipes in this beautiful round-up friend.



Thursday 10th of July 2014

You're welcome, Sherrie! All of your recipes are always amazing and I was having a hard time choosing which one to add...so I said F it and added a bunch :) Thanks for your beautiful work!

Dearna @tohercore

Wednesday 9th of July 2014

Soooo many good kale recipes there! great round up - definitely pinning this one for later :)

Ali | Gimme Some Oven

Wednesday 9th of July 2014

Kale yeah! :) Beautiful roundup. And perfect inspiration for the fresh bunch of kale I just picked up from my CSA yesterday. Thanks for featuring my recipe too!


Thursday 10th of July 2014

You got it, sister!! Your stir-fry looks amazing! I was drooling when I came across it :D

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