Healthy Recipes: Baby Kale with Apples

Healthy Recipes: Baby Kale with Apples
Posted on December 18, 2015: Recipes
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If you're looking for a super-healthy side that also hits the taste-buds nicely with a mix of earthy and sweet, check out our latest diet-friendly fusion of flavors and seasonings.

As a bonus, not only is it low in calories and fat, it features one of the most vitamin-packed greens around, kale.


Baby Kale with Apples

  • 1 large apple with skin on
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced fine
  • 16 ounces of baby kale leaves, rinsed but not dried
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Makes four servings

  1. Dice apple into 1/3-inch cubes. Set aside while you cook the kale.
  2. Heat the oil over medium heat in a sauce pan with a lid.
  3. Add the minced garlic and cook for about one minute.
  4. Add the baby kale leaves and toss to coat with the oil and garlic.
  5. Cover the pan and cook until the kale is just wilted. Leaves should be bright green and the stems should be soft, This usually takes about two to three minutes.
  6. Remove from heat; add apple pieces and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Mix well to evenly distribute apple and seasonings.

8) Enjoy!

Calories: 90, Fat: 5 grams, Trans Fat: 0 grams, Protein: 2 grams

Fiber: 3 grams, Sugars: 3 grams, Cholesterol: 0 mcg, Sodium: 120 mcg

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