Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Braised Kale
Healthy recipe adapted from Caring4Cancer
Kale and other green leafy vegetables are nutrient-rich and good additions to any diet.
Preparation time: 10 minutes. (My type of recipe!)
Serves four as a side dish.
2 bunches of kale,* cleaned and coarsely chopped into 1- to 2-inch pieces
½ cup water
½ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (dried, powdered, red pepper)
¼ cup raisins or dried cranberries
¼ cup chopped walnuts
*You can substitute other greens, such as chard, collard greens, or mustard greens, if you like.
Clean and coarsely chop kale.
Place water, chopped kale, cumin, and cayenne pepper into a large pot over medium-high heat.
Heat for about 4 minutes, stirring often, until kale is wilted.
Reduce heat to low, drain water, and return kale to pot.
Add raisins or dried cranberries and walnuts.
Stir over low heat for about 1 minute, until heated throughout.
Serve immediately and enjoy!
Per serving: 125 calories; 15 grams of carbohydrates; 5 grams of protein; 5 grams of fat; 2.5 grams of fiber; 408 milligrams of potassium