Sauteed Honey Garlic Kale

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Almost every hip eatery includes a kale salad on their menu. Even though kale sometimes seems “so 2011″, I think kale is here to stay. This dark green veg is hearty and super nutritious. According to the ANDI (Aggregate Nutrient Density Index), kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods. But how many different versions of kale salad can one eat? It’s time to consider consuming kale in forms other than salad.

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Fill up on fiber and vitamins with Sauteed Honey Garlic Kale. Sometimes cooking kale can transform this hip leaf to something rather bitter tasting. By adding a bit of nature’s sugar, honey, the bitterness is toned down and more enjoyable to eat. This is a super simple recipe with only a few ingredients.

All hail the kale.

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Sauteed Honey Garlic Kale

Yield: 3

Easy and simple Sauteed Kale and Honey

Ingredients

  • 10 oz young kale, leaves and stems coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 Tbsp honey

Method

  1. Heat olive oil and garlic in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Once the garlic is fragrant, but not browned, add kale and toss to combine. Cook kale for about 5-7 minutes, tossing every minute so that it does not burn. Meanwhile, combine 1 Tbsp honey and 1 Tbsp water in a small bowl. Season kale with salt and pepper. Once kale stems are tender, turn heat to low and add honey mixture tossing until well coated.
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