Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Super Food Recipe!

Garlic Kale and Kidney Beans

2 cups chopped fresh kale

2 tsp. olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced  (I put 4 because we LOVE garlic!)

1 small can kidney beans (drained)

1-2  tbls slivered almonds

Salt to taste

I like to soak my raisins in hot water for about 10 minutes to make them tender and to plump them up, if you want to soak your raisins too…now is a g
ood time. Remove the kale off of central stem, wash and chop or tear into smaller pieces, slice carrot on the diagonal, and cube turnips. Using a large pot, put a steamer basket inside, add water to bottom, then add the kale. Steam for approx. 10 minutes until tender but not mooshy. Set aside. Put oil in a deep non-stick skillet or pan. Heat oil, add garlic and saute for a minute or so, then add the beans and cook for 2 minutes. Add the nuts and stir around for a minute or so, then add the steamed kale and stir until blended, about 1 minute. Serve. This will feed 1-2 people depending on how hungry you are. This is really a meal all in itself so I don’t usually serve it with anything.

3 super foods! Garlic, Beans, and Kale!

Now trying some Chocolate So Delicious for dessert! 



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