Kale recipes

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    Baby Kale Caesar Salad

    • Roasting all but one of the garlic cloves pumps up flavour to the max without having the overpowering taste of raw cloves. Roast a few extra heads...
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    Baked Couscous-Stuffed Onions

    • Baking the onions at a high temperature caramelizes them and turns them into sweet little vessels for a savoury couscous filling. Serve them as a...
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    Bean and Ham Hock Soup with Kale and Croutons

    • The flavour of ham permeates this hearty soup. Ham hocks come in different sizes, and for this recipe, the weight does not need to be exact.
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    Blanched Kale

    • Discard tough stems and ribs; coarsely chop leaves. Cover and cook in large pot of boiling salted for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain and chill in cold...
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    Cauliflower and Crispy Roasted Kale

    • When prepping the kale, save the stems to put through your juicer, or to chop and add to a stir-fry. This dish is served at room temperature but is...
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    Cider-Sautéed Kale and Pork

    • Apple cider adds a touch of sweetness to this quick dish of healthy greens and shredded pork. Serve over creamy polenta or cooked rice for a...
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    Creamed Kale

    • A little simmer in cream, broth and water turns the kale into a tender, sweet holiday side dish. For lovers of creamed spinach, this is an...
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    Curried Potato Kale Galette

    • This makes a lovely vegetarian main course or a flavourful side dish.
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    Egg, Halloumi and Avocado Salad

    • Halloumi, a quintessential Mediterranean cheese, is sublime when browned in a skillet: it turns golden and crispy outside and slightly soft inside,...
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    Fettuccine with Herbed Pesto, Kale, Shiitake Mushrooms, Goat Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts

    • My fettuccine is a flavourful dish packed with healthy ingredients, and is a perfect vegetarian entree. The dish will be served hot, all except for...
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    Gemelli with Kale, Sage and Potatoes

    • Hearty ingredients make a simple and satisfying dish. Pancetta (Italian bacon) and Fontina cheese perk up the flavour.
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    Herbed Salmon With Kale and Fennel Salad

    • This speedy yet elegant meal will impress even the most discerning dinner guest. If you can't find baby kale, you can easily substitute baby spinach.
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    Kale and Cabbage Slaw

    • Kale is a hearty green that's perfect for marinating. We've included napa cabbage for added crunch, but you can substitute with shredded green...
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    Kale and Cheese Dip

    • Hearty kale replaces spinach in this modern twist on a pub favourite. Serve with crackers and fresh veggies.
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    Kale and Chickpea Soup

    • Hearty and satisfying, this is a first-rate dinnertime soup. Serve with Chipotle Olive Bread.
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    Kale and Pancetta Quiche

    • A pale yellow filling laced with green kale in a golden crust is pretty enough for any brunch table. With all the components ready and waiting in...
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    Kale and Pancetta With Crispy Shallots

    • Crispy shallots and pancetta dress up sautéed kale for the holiday table. Shallots turn bitter when overcooked, so be sure to stir them constantly...
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    Kale Chips

    • These crispy kale chips are addictive. For a little spicy kick, add a pinch of cayenne pepper along with the paprika.
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    Kale Smoothie

    • This ultrahealthy smoothie helps you start your day off right. Apple and banana give the kale a flavour boost and make it totally refreshing.
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    Lamb and Summer Vegetable Medley

    • A delicious presentation of thinly sliced lamb atop a mound of chunks of colourful vegetables placed on a lacy potato pancake. Distinctly Canadian...
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    Lemon Kale with Chickpeas

    • Although naturally rich in fibre, this dish gets a bonus fibre boost from the addition of chickpeas. Clean the kale well because dirt tends to get...
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    Lemon Lentil Soup

    • A healthy vegan soup for your slow cooker.
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    Lemony Kale

    • Serve this easy side dish with grilled fish or chicken for a light supper.
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    Linguine with Kale and Radicchio

    • In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and return to pot, reserving 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the...
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    Marinated Kale Salad

    • Letting this salad marinate for a little while allows the kale to soften and all the flavours to intensify.
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    Mediterranean Kale Salad

    • Marinating the kale helps soften it while adding flavour. Use a vegetable peeler to shave the cheese for this colourful salad.
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    Quick Salmon Kedgeree

    • Golden, curry-scented kedgeree is a British dish traditionally made with smoked fish and basmati rice. We've borrowed a lot of the same flavours,...
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    Sauteed Garlic Greens

    • Braised greens complement rich meaty dishes deliciously. Pick and cook your favourite from the chart “Blanched Greens,” below.
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    Seared Salmon With Cauliflower Colcannon

    • This updated take on colcannon gets a nutrient boost from kale and substitutes less-starchy cauliflower for some of the traditional white potato....
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    Slow Cooker Barbecue Pork Stew

    • Push the pork and sweet potatoes gently to one side of the slow cooker, then whisk the flour mixture into the other side. This helps keep the sweet...