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Old 12-27-2007, 12:08 PM   #1
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Kale

What can I substitute for kale? I do not think it is available at my grocery store.

PS: For use in this recipe: Quick Kale with Bacon and Onions Recipe - Vegetables - MyRecipes.com

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Old 12-27-2007, 12:43 PM   #2
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Spinach or Swiss Chard.
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Old 12-27-2007, 12:51 PM   #3
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What can I substitute for kale? I do not think it is available at my grocery store.

PS: For use in this recipe: Quick Kale with Bacon and Onions Recipe - Vegetables - MyRecipes.com

Kale is pretty readily available. Are you sure you can't find it?

You can use just about any green in that recipe, if you can't find kale.
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Old 12-27-2007, 03:07 PM   #4
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Chard and mustard greens work well. But as someone else said, kale is usually really easy to find--it's usually in the same spot they have the rhubarb, the leeks, and other such "specialty" veggies
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Old 12-27-2007, 03:08 PM   #5
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Escarole, too.
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Old 01-02-2008, 05:23 PM   #6
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what about turnip greens?
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Old 01-02-2008, 05:55 PM   #7
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You could use thinly sliced savoy cabbage or sping greens or even possibly pak choy
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Old 01-03-2008, 05:04 AM   #8
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turnip or collard greens would work...Kale is rare to find in Houston..they grow it as an ornamental winter plant here..lol I love kale ..grew up eating in W.Va. Its very good for you.
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Old 01-03-2008, 05:41 AM   #9
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Any green leef that has a "firmness" about it's leaf will suffice. I would opt for spinach or silverbeet. I would think collard greens would be good too but I have never seen them on sale in Perth so don't know what they taste like, only know about them from what I have read.
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My vote is for either spinach or beet greens.
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