Kale - What to Do With It!

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Contributed by Urban Harvest

First the "why"...kale is not only incredibly nutrient-packed, it's also easy and tasty to eat!

* Remove the center stalk/stem of the kale - wash and shake the kale leaves, and rip the leaf off in chunks from the stem.

* Steam or saute the kale with just the water clinging to the leaves until just tender, but still brightly colored (approx. 5 minutes).

* Add a bit of olive oil, balsamic vinegar or fresh lemon juice, and fresh herbs (fresh chopped dill and crushed garlic are particularly nice).

* Or try it Asian style with a sprinkle of tamari (or soy sauce) and toasted sesame seeds.

* If you're in a rush, it's just as tasty with just a dab of butter (for non-vegans).

* For finicky eaters (child or adult!), try chopping kale (or other greens) very finely, and mixing into garlic mashed potatoes or yams...who could resist?!





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