Spanish-Style Kale
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Serves: 4
  • 1 bunch kale, washed and spun or patted dry
  • 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic, minced (depending on how garlicky you like dishes to be)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup roasted, hulled pumpkin seeds
  • salt to taste
  1. Prepare the kale by pulling the leaves off of the stems and roughly chopping them. Then chop the stems into ¼-inch sized pieces as well. Set aside with leaves in one pile and stems in another.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil on a medium-high heat.
  3. When the oil is hot, add the kale stems and minced garlic.
  4. Stir until the garlic becomes fragrant and then add the kale leaves.
  5. Stir until the leaves become bright green.
  6. Add the cranberries and pumpkin seeds and stir well.
  7. Salt to taste and serve.
Recipe by The Balanced Kitchen at