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Bacon Coconut Creamed Kale Recipe - that is creamy decadent comfort food you will crave. This recipe is so easy and is a one pot side dish. Ingredients include, bacon, coconut milk, kale, garlic, red pepper flakes, and apple cider vinegar. Happy comfort food cooking! www.ChopHappy.com

Bacon Coconut Creamed Kale

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 2 bunches Kale (stemmed and chopped) (recommend dark kale)
  • 5 strips bacon (chopped)
  • 5 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 can creamed coconut milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar


  • First cook bacon on medium heat in a large pan until it is crisp.
  • Remove bacon from pan and leave bacon grease in pan. 
  • Next add the garlic and stir 30 seconds.
  • Now add kale and a pinch of salt. Mix to combine and let the kale wilt for 2 minutes.
  • Add the whole can of coconut milk and mix to combine. 
  • Now reduce heat to medium low, and let sauce thicken for 3 minutes.
  • Finally add 1 tsp salt, apple cider vinegar, red pepper flakes, and bacon.
  • Stir and enjoy!