How to Make It
Cook bacon in a medium skillet until crisp, leaving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Sauté garlic 1 to 2 minutes. Place garlic mixture in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add peas and next 8 ingredients to slow cooker. Top with cooked slices of bacon. Cover and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or until beans are tender. Stir in kale, and serve over hot cooked rice. Serve with hot sauce and chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley.