Tag Archives: kale

Red Cabbage and Kale Stir Fry

14 Apr

white bowl with kale and red cabbage stir fry

Red Cabbage and Kale Stir Fried Salad

*Vegan *Gluten-free

Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves 4
Approximate calories per serving: 375

Ingredients
2 TB olive oil

1 yellow onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 ts grated ginger (about 1 inch)

1 large bunch kale, washed and chopped

½ head red cabbage, sliced and rinsed

1 can kidney beans, drained

1 can garbanzo beans, drained

Salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste

Directions

1. Heat oil over medium to high heat in a wok or large saute pan.

2. Add chopped onion and let cook 5 minutes.

3. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 30 seconds.

4. Add kale, stir and cook for 5 minutes.

5. Add cabbage, stir, cover and cook 10 minutes.

6. Uncover, add kidney beans and garbanzo beans, cook for 5 minutes or until beans are hot.

7. Add salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to your desire.

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Bean, Potato, and Kale Soup

23 Dec

Bean, Potato, and Kale Soup
***Vegetarian Recipe***

Prep. Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour

Serves: 6

Ingredients

2 TB butter
1 onion, chopped
3/4 cup carrot, chopped
3/4 cup celery, chopped
2 large tomatoes, quartered
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups low-sodium veggie or chicken broth
2 cups water
1 cup white wine or 1/2 cup vinegar
3 potatoes, halved and sliced
1/2 ts rosemary
1/2 ts sage
1/2 ts thyme
1 (16 ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups kale leaves, finely chopped
1 small red chile pepper, seeded and chopped fine
ground black pepper to taste

Directions

1. Melt butter in a large stock pot over medium heat; cook onion for 5 minutes, until softened and clear.
2. Add carrot, celery, tomatoes, and garlic; cook for 5 minutes.
3. Add chicken broth, water, and white wine/vinager; stir in potatoes, rosemary, sage, and thyme.
4. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer about 20 minutes. Check that the potatoes are tender.
5. Add cannelini beans, kale, chile pepper, and black pepper
6. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.

Kale Chips

21 Dec

I’m on a Kale kick this week, so I thought I would share my favorite recipes from this nutritious tasty green.

Kale Chips

Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

1 bunch kale
1 TB olive oil
1 ts salt
1/2 ts cayenne pepper

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
2. Line baking dish with parchment paper.
3. Cut kales leaves from large stem. Tear into bite sized pieces.
4. In a large bowl, mix kale, olive oil, salt and cayenne pepper.
5. Bake 10-15 minutes until edges are browned.

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

19 Mar

Slow Cooker Vegetable Minestrone Soup

6 Servings

Calories per serving = 100
Fat per serving = 2 grams
Carbohydrates = 17 grams
Cholesterol per serving = 17 mg
Sodium per serving = 400 mg

Ingredients:
6 cups Vegetable Broth
4 carrots, chopped
2 large onions, chopped
6 ribs celery, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 small zucchinis, cubed
2 bunches of fresh kale, chopped
2 cans chickpeas, drained
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 TB parsley
1/2 ts dried thyme
1 ts dried oregano
1 ts salt
1/4 ts pepper

1. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
2. Cover. Cook on Low 6-8 hours, or until vegetables are tender.

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