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Kale with Raisins Recipe
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This recipe provides an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, and a good source of folate, calcium, magnesium, potassium and fiber.

Yield: Serves 6


12 cups chopped kale (about 3 bunches)

2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped

1.5 tablespoons oil

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1/4 cup water

1/8th teaspoon salt (optional)

1/8th teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons raisins, chopped


1. Wash kale well and trim tough stems

2. Pile several leaves together and slice into ribbons about 1 inch wide

3. Heat a large, dry skillet and toast chopped nuts for 3-5 minutes until fragrant, stirring frequently

4. Set aside to cool

5. Heat oil in same skillet and sauté garlic for 1 minute until soft; do not brown

6. Add kale ribbons and 1/4 cup water; cover

7. Cook over medium heat until soft; 10-15 minutes; adding more water if necessary

8. Add salt, pepper, nuts and raisins and stir to combine

9. Allow remaining liquid to evaporate


Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 124; Fat: 6.0 g.; Saturated fat: 0.5 g.; Protein: 5 g.; Carbohydrate: 17 g.; Fiber: 3 g.; Cholesterol: 0 mg.; Sodium: 107 mg.

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