Wilt 'Em Greens Recipe Video

I just love Wilted Greens! Beautiful kale, spinach, and radicchio are wilted down, some onions and Spanish black radishes are sautéed, then it’s all topped with crispy bacon and crunchy almonds. A perfect side dish!


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy


 Bacon/Standard slices2 (chopped)
 Olive oil/Garlic infused olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Onion1 (diced or chopped)
 Radish/Black spanish radish1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (peeled and grated)
 Balsamic vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Maple syrup1 Teaspoon
 Dijon mustard1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Pinch
 Cayenne peper1 Pinch
 Spinach/Swiss chard, collard greens, beet greens3 Cup (48 tbs) (rougly chopped or torn)
 Kale/Tuscan kale3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Radicchio1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (chopped)
 Roasted almonds1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (roughly chopped, for topping)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 185 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.2%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.86 mg

Sodium 338.9 mg14.1%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.5%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 5 g9.4%

Vitamin A 200.6% Vitamin C 121.3%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 10.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Getting Ready:
1. Place bacon in cold pan, cook until crispy.
2. Remove with slotted spoon and set on a paper towel to drain.

1. Either discard bacon grease from pan and add 2 T olive oil, or leave about 1 T bacon grease and add 1 T olive oil.
2. Heat oil and add onion and radish. Cook 3-5 minutes, or until softened, over medium heat.
3. Remove stems from greens, wash well, and dry.
4. Add vinegar, maple syrup, dijon, and seasonings to the onion pan. Stir, then add all the radicchio and some of the greens, wilting down and tossing, then adding more greens and repeating until they are all gone.
5. Turn the heat down to medium-low.
6. Once all greens are wilted, taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

1. Serve topped with bacon and almonds.
2. Enjoy!