The pancetta adds a bit of salty crunch to every bite of tender kale, making this colorful side dish hard to resist. This prep-ahead method makes the dish easy to add to a Thanksgiving menu or a quick weeknight meal. Freezing the kale ahead of time not only makes less work just before dinner, but helps make the kale more tender.
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Make Ahead Tips
The kale and cooked pancetta can be frozen for up to two weeks.
Served with lamb and roasted potatoes at Christmas dinner. I liked that prep could be done in advance, frozen and then quickly finished while roast was resting. Delicious. My son added a dash of white wine vinegar to his. I thought the lemon juice was enough. Pancetta really added to the dish. Will fix again.
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