Kale saute is a super simple, yet extremely nutritious side dish to any meal! Pretty much any diet plan you come across includes kale and for good reason. Kale is rich in vitamins K, A and C, along with other vital nutrients. Not only that, but the health benefits of kale include detoxification, heart support, cancer prevention and healthy vision, just to name a few.
It is the high content of antioxidants (that beautiful deep green color) that provides anti-inflammatory action to support your heart and help to prevent cancer. It is also those very same things that help to prevent macular degeneration and cataracts for healthy vision.
Not yet convinced that you need to add kale to your healthy eating lifestyle? Think it’s too sour? Well, that’s because you haven’t heard about my secret ingredient that takes kale from yuck to WOW!!!
- 2 fresh kale bunches
- 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic sliced thin
- 1/4 C water
- 1/8 tsp fresh ground nutmeg
- kosher salt to taste
- fresh ground black pepper to taste
- Strip leaves from stems of kale, roughly chop
- Slice garlic cloves
- Heat olive oil in large saute pan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute
- Add kale, salt, pepper and nutmeg, use tongs to stir slightly
- Add water, lower temperature to medium low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally until greens are fully wilted and crunchy soft
This delish recipe is found on page 56 of my recently published cookbook, Healthy Holidays with the Unconventional Foodie. It is one of 52 amazing, full-color recipes that you are sure to LOVE! You can pick up the book HERE.
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