Sweet and Savory Kale

I have to admit that I knew nothing about kale a year ago. In general, I love greens. They are chock full of nutrients and not bad taste-wise. The best part is that it is super super easy to prepare. Whether you toss it in a salad, bake it for a light snack or add it to a delicious smoothie, kale is definitely a veggie you don’t want to skip out on.

This sautéed kale recipe came from the back of a package that I bought from Walmart. Below is my version of this recipe. I don’t usually measure so I will include the store-bought recipe.

kale recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes


2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 medium onion – chopped
3 cloves garlic – minced
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 1/4 cups chicken stock
1 1lb bag Nature’s Greens Kale
1/3 cup sliced cranberries
1/4 cup sliced almonds – optional
Salt and pepper to taste
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In a large stock pot, heat olive oil on medium high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute until onion softens, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
kale recipe
Stir in mustard, sugar, cider vinegar and chicken stock. Bring to a boil on high heat.
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Add kale, cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring often. Add cranberries and continue cooking on medium high heat, stirring often. The liquid should reduce by about half and cranberries will get plump in about 10 minutes.
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Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with almonds if desired.
Serves 4-6
kale recipe
I whipped up some BBQ chicken wings and corn soufle as well. That recipe will take too long to write, lol.
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Still interested in kale recipes? Check this one out from Whole Food Real Families blog. Simple, but good.

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