You'll find all different varieties of this nutrition-packed leafy green vegetables at your local farmers' market. Look for dark colored bunches with small to medium leaves. Avoid brown or yellow leaves. When you get home, store your kale in a plastic bag in the coldest part of the fridge for 3-5 days.
How to Select
Choose dark colored kale bunches with small to medium leaves. Avoid brown or yellow leaves.
How to Store
Store kale in a plastic bag in the coldest part of the fridge for 3-5 days.
How to Prepare
Rinse thoroughly and remove leaves from stalk. Chop in salads, wraps, pitas, and sandwiches. Steam, microwave or boil, sauté, stir-fry or braise in flavored broth. Add to soups for last few minutes of cooking. Cook with olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice as a side dish.
Recipes with this vegetable
Baked Kale Frittata
This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, and is loaded with nutrients. Try it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Enjoy this healthy snack by dipping your favorite veggies or baked tortilla chips. And it takes only 20 minutes to prepare!
Massaged Kale Salad
This salad is delicious, easy to make, is loaded with nutrients, and keeps for days in the fridge. Dress up this salad with fruit and roasted nuts for a flavor powerhouse!
Potato Kale Frittata
This delicious frittata is a nutritious one dish meal and a real crowd pleaser!
Sautéed Kale with White Beans and Garlic
This delicious dish is a nutrition powerhouse, and easy to make.