Lemon Pepper Kale

Carol White

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@Mstwinkie

Kale or borecole is rich in numerous health benefits. It is very versatile and nutritious green leafy vegetable. It is a widely popular vegetable and is known for its low fat, no cholesterol but health benefiting anti-oxidant properties. As part of my eating “Lean and Clean for 2013”, Kale has become a major vegetable pantry item in my household. This recipe lightly steams the Kale which keeps its healthy benefits in tack without over cooking which will remove the healthy benefits/nutrients.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
kale, washed, center stalks removed, chopped
1 Tbsp
mrs dash lemon pepper seasoning
1/4 c
fresh lemon juice ( about 1 small lemon)
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon zest
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
salt to taste ( himalayan pink salt) see note

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring about 2 cups of water in a medium saucepan over high heat to a rolling boil.
2
Add kale, cover and cook for about 3 – 5 minutes or until kale is tender and bright green, then remove from heat; let stand for about 2 – 3 minutes.
3
Drain kale and place in a large bowl. Add lemon pepper seasoning, lemon juice, and olive oil. Toss gently, season with salt to taste and garnish with lemon zest.
4
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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Fresh Finds
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy