Braised Kale with apples, bacon and cider
2 bacon slices
1 1/4 cups thinly sliced onion
1kg chopped kale
1/3 cup apple cider
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 cups diced Granny Smith apples
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Fry bacon for 5 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings in pan. Crumble bacon, and set aside.
Increase heat to medium-high. Add onion to pan; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add kale, and cook 5 minutes or until wilted, stirring frequently. Add cider and vinegar; cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add apple, salt, and pepper; cook 5 minutes or until apple is tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with bacon.