Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Quick and Easy Dino Kale


Kale is a leafy green vegetable that belongs to the Brassica family, a group of vegetables including cabbage, collards, and brussels sprouts that have gained recent widespread attention due to their health-promoting, sulfur-containing phytonutrients. 

So, dinosaur kale is good for you and has a cool name.  The name initially helped sell this to the boys who thought they were eating dinosaur skin.  Now that they've had it several times, it's just like spinach; they love it!

I got some in my High Ground Organics CSA box last week, so I chopped it up and did a quick saute with minced garlic and olive oil. Once it's softened, I sprinkled it with some smoked sea salt and drizzled it with a little bit more olive oil. Quick and easy side-dish.

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