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Creamed Kale

Kale lovers, rejoice! This is just one more way to incorporate the nutrient-dense leafy green into your diet. A hint of nutmeg and honey creates a surprising flavor that makes it different from other kale recipes, so even people who have denounced kale in the past can fall in love with this dish. And as a side that only has 128 calories, how can anyone not like it?

Creamed Kale

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Creamed Kale

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By: Team Beachbody
Posted in: Meatless, Recipes
Servings
4 servings, about ½ cup each
Prep Time
15 min.
Cook Time
41 min.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. kale, stemmed, chopped
  • 1 cup reduced fat (2%) milk
  • 1 tsp. raw honey
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)

Instructions

Here are your instructions:

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.

  3. Add kale; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until wilted.

  4. Add milk, honey, and nutmeg. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low; gently boil, covered, for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until kale is tender and coated in sauce.

  5. Place half of kale mixture in a blender or food processor, in small batches; cover with lid and kitchen towel. Blend until smooth.

  6. Add blended kale to saucepan. Season with salt and pepper (if desired). Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

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