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The Best Kale Recipes, Because No, Kale's Not Just For Hipsters

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04/25/2017 06:00am ET | Updated April 25, 2017

There’s no denying the many health benefits of kale. This leafy green is full of vitamins, omega-3s and antioxidants. But that’s not the only reason to love kale. It’s hearty enough to last a while in the fridge, which is always a plus. And, it’s amazingly versatile.

You can use kale to add greens to breakfast eggs, to bulk up soups, to make into as many kinds of salad as you can imagine, and even to blend into smoothies. There are so many different ways to eat kale, you’ll never get bored of this healthy green.

Here are 20 ideas to get you started:

1
Baked Eggs With Potatoes And Kale
Umami Girl
2
Cheesy Kale Chips
The Earthen Table
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3
Kale Risotto With Farro
Naturally Ella
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4
Lemony Wild Rice Salad
The Wanderlust Kitchen
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5
Easy Kale Soup With White Beans, Potatoes And Savory Broth
Umami Girl
6
30-Minute Kale Chip Nachos
Minimalist Baker
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7
Butternut Squash, Kale, Creme Fraiche Quiche
Mountain Mama Cooks
8
Potato Leek Soup With Kale
Mountain Mama Cooks
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9
Savory Oatmeal With Garlicky Kale
Naturally Ella
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10
Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash With Sausage And Kale
Mountain Mama Cooks
11
Kale Green Berry Smoothie
Minimalist Baker
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12
Macadamia, Kale, Blueberry Salad
84th and 3rd
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13
Potato Breakfast Pie With Bacon And Kale
Macheesmo
14
Tuscan Kale And Lentil Soup
The Healthy Maven
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15
Baked Gnocchi With Sausage, Kale And Pesto
Two Peas and Their Pod
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16
Orange, Avocado, and Kale Quinoa Salad
Two Peas and Their Pod
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17
Turmeric Rice With Coconut Kale
Naturally Ella
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18
Kale And White Bean Artichoke Dip
Minimalist Baker
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19
Simple Kale Tahini Salad
The Healthy Maven
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