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Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Warm Kale Salad : Even Popeye May Have Appreciated This !


The cartoon character Popeye loved spinach ... and  I think he may also have liked this ... those dark green leaves of kale are similar to spinach! Some will say kale is a little chewier than spinach and I wouldn't argue with them, but it is a great low carb vegetable and this recipe makes it into " a crispy and very low-carb salad, ( 5carbs per serving) with some chewiness that goes great as a side dish to most meals." Those last few words from Anne Aobadia who created this recipe idea.

Ingredients
4 servings
2 oz. (60 g) butter
½ lb (225 g) kale
salt and pepper
¾ cup (180 ml) heavy (double) cream
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ – 1 garlic clove, minced or finely chopped
3 oz. (100 g) blue cheese, feta cheese or other (flavourful) cheese of your liking

Instructions for this dish can be found here

read more about Popeye and spinach here

read more about Kale here
it "definitely is one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods on the planet"

Happy and Healthy Eating
All the best Jan

7 comments:

Jo said...

We love kale and eat a lot of it, this would be a great new way to serve it up.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, I love Kale. This sounds like a great salad. Thanks for sharing. Have a happy day!

Tom said...

Healthy greens!

Denise inVA said...

A delicious and healthy meal. Thanks Jan, you give me some wonderful recipes to try.

Debbie said...

i really want to like kale but i just don't/can't!!!! you are a good girl eater!!!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I've been buying spinach lately instead of kale...I'll have to switch it up soon! Thanks for the recipe ideas!

Lisa said...

Cheese, yes please! But I need to eat kale in a smoothie so I can't see it!
Lisa x