Recipes

Wonderfully Easy Pasta with Kale
1/3 lb penne or farfalle pasta  2-3 T olive oil  1 small onion, diced  2-3 garlic cloves, minced  1/2 lb chopped kale leaves  Salt and pepper   Bring 6-7 c. salted water to a boil; add pasta and cook until tender.
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Zucchini, Chard, and Cilantro Succotash
Serves 4 as a side dish   Freshly shaved corn kernels from 3-4 ears of corn 1 red onion, diced 1 bunch chard or kale, finely cut in long strands, including stem 1 green pepper, de-seeded and diced 1 medium sized zucchinisquash, diced 2 cl
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Zesty Kale Two Ways and Fontina Mac & Cheese
(From Laura Werlin’s Mac & Cheese, Please! 50 Super Cheesy Recipes, Andrews McMeelâ Publishing, LLC) Kale seems to have become the vegetable of the moment, which is good news for kale lovers like me. In this mac & cheese, the hea
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Zuppa Toscana -Italian Tuscan Sausage Soup
  Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package smoked sausage 2 potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices 3/4 cup chopped onion 6 slices bacon 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 cups kale - washed, dried, and shredded 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon powd

Zuppa Toscana
1 (16 ounce) package smoked sausage 2 cups kale - washed, dried, and shredded  2 potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices 2 tablespoons chicken soup base  3/4 cup chopped onion 1 quart water  6 slices bacon 1/3 cup heavy whipping crea
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Zucchini-Kale Pancakes
A great way to use your kale and wishing there were even more zucchini to go round. We made these last night and EVERYONE loved them. These will be great in the winter with frozen zucchini and kale.
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Crispy Baked Kale with Gruyere Cheese
Gruyere or any other Alpine-style cheese will work with this easy, delicious dish.

Crisp Tofu w/ Spicy, Bitter Greens and Peanut Sauce adapted from Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express serv
Slice firm pressed & drained overnight tofu into strips or cubes and pat dry no need; roughly chop a bunch of the greens one handful turnip greens, one handful kale.  Pan-fry the tofu in some vegetable coconut oil until it browns on all sid
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Creamy Spiced Kale
1 bunch kale (or other sturdy leafy greens) 2 teaspoons Ras el Hanout 2 cloves fresh garlic, crushed pinch salt 1 teaspoon coconut oil 1/2 cup coconut milk Wash the greens and remove the stems with the tip of a sharp knife. Roughly chop or tear the
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Creamy Kale Pasta
A way to get kids to eat more leafy greens! 1 bunch kalepasta2 tbsp butter2 tbsp flour2 cups milkfeta cheese Get 2 pots: one is for boiling kale and then boiling pasta, and the other is for making the béchamel. In one pot of salted w
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Creamed Kale with Caramelized Shallots
Prep Time:20 minInactive Prep Time:--Cook Time:20 min Level:Intermediate Serves:4 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons finely chopped Spanish onion 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups milk, scalded Pinch fres
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Cream of Kale Soup
TIME: 1 hour 15 minutes, start to finish (with lots of time for other things) MAKES: 8 small servings 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 bunches (about 1 1/4 pound) lacinato (a.k.a. dinosaur) kale, ch
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Cranberry Kale Salad
Salad: Curly Kale Fresh Cranberries Walnut pieces Finely chop curly kale, and fresh cranberries. Add walnut pieces.   Dressing: Olive Oil Basalmic Vinegar Salt Agave or honey Mix and massage into kale. Best if refrigerated over night.
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Cranberry Bean, Lacinato Kale and Pasta Soup
(from The Wednesday Chef, adapted from Amy Scattergood)Makes 8 to 10 servings1/4 cup olive oil plus 2 1/2 tablespoons, divided2 leeks, white part only, cleaned and sliced, about 2 cups2 medium carrots, finely chopped, about 1 cup1 onion, finely chopp

Country Kale (or Collards)
Preparation time: 15 min        Servings: 4Cooking time: 25 minIngredients:2 tsp unsalted butter1/4 cup vegetable broth1-1/2 lb kale, stems discarded, coarsely chopped3 small potatoes, peeled and diced1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, m
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Cooking Greens (Kale, Beet, or Collards)
My family was pleasantly surprised by this recipe. It's a delicious way to serve collard, kale or beet greens.

Cooked & Raw Green Salad
Wash kale and cut into bite size pieces Cook in small amount of salted water (about 1/2" in pot) about 5-7 min. checking occasionally. DON'T overcook. Kale is done when it's tender to eat but still bright green. Drain and immediately cool i
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Collard Green Gratin
In place of collards, you can make this with the same amount of curly or Tuscan kale. Ingredients 4 ounces very thinly sliced country ham or prosciutto 1 cup coarse fresh breadcrumbs 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon chopped fresh
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Clever Kale Slaw
The following recipes come from Tana Amen’s Change Your Brain, Change Your Body Cookbook by MindWorks Pess, 2010     Clever Kale Slaw Ingredients: 3 cups shredded kale or Swiss chard ½ cup shredded green cabbage ½

Chili with Black Beans, Mustard Greens and Kale
Courtesy of Mindy Nunez Airhart 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1-2 red bell peppers, chopped 2 tbsp. minced garlic 3 tbsp. tomato paste 2 tbsp. chili powder salt and pepper 3-5 cups chopped greens (or other vegetables), such as mustard gr

Chicken and Kale Casserole
  Coarse salt and ground pepper 3garlic cloves, minced 3/4 pound large pasta shells 48 ounces part-skim ricotta (or silken tofu) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 T finely grated lemon zest 1 large yellow onion, diced medium 3/4 cup Parmes
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Chard Cheese Pie
adapted from The New Laurel's Kitchen 2 c. cottage or ricotta cheese 2 eggs, beaten juice of 1 lemon 1/2 tsp. salt 4-6 c. chopped Swiss Chard 1/2 c. bread crumbs paprika   Lightly steam swiss chard until just tender. Drain well. Pre

Chard and white bean stew
(from Deb at Smitten Kitchen who adapted it from Dan Barber)1 pound Swiss chard (can also swap kale, spinach or another green), ribs and stems removed and cleaned3 tablespoons olive oil1 cup (5 1/4 ounces) chopped carrots1 cup (5 ounces) chopped cele

Chard and Kale Pie/Green Smoothies for dessert
chard, kale, beet greens, kohlrabi greens, any veggie tops
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