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Kale and Roasted Red Pepper Grilled Cheese

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 sandwiches


  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • canola or olive oil
  • 1 bunch of curly or flat leaf kale
  • 1 red bell pepper roasted
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 slices of Havarti or mozzarella cheese
  • 8 slices of your favorite hearty bread


  • Slice the onion into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • Saute the onion over medium heat until it has caramelized
  • Slice the garlic and add it to the pot
  • Sautee the garlic with the onions for 30 seconds
  • Chop the kale into 2 inch slices and add it to the pot with a half cup of water
  • Cover the pot and wilt the kale wilt for 5 minutes or so, stirring occasionally
  • Remove the cover and let the liquid evaporate from the kale for another 5 minutes or so
  • Slice the roasted red pepper and add it to the pot
  • Turn off the heat from the pot
  • Heat your griddle or another pan
  • Build your sandwich with cheese on each slice of bread and the sauteed kale in the middle
  • Drizzle the sandwiches with 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • Griddle the sandwiches for 2-3 minutes per side
  • Serve hot