Kale Salad (Organic Gardening Magazine Recipe Contest Winner)

– 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oilcooked kale salad
– 3 C kale, chopped
– 1/4 onion, chopped
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 1 Tbs apple juice
– 1 Tbs dried cranberries
– 1 Tbs raisins
– 1 Tbs lime juice
– 1 Tbs honey
– salt and pepper, to taste
– 1 Tbs roasted sliced almonds
– 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

1. In a cast iron skillet, heat 1 Tbs oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add kale and cook 5-7 minutes. Add apple juice, cranberries, and raisins and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.

2. In a small bowl, mix 1 Tbs olive oil, lime juice, and honey. Add salt and pepper to taste. Turn off skillet, add lime just dressing, and serve with almonds and pepper flakes on top.


Recipe from the Organic Gardening Magazine’s Heirloom Holiday Recipe Contest winner Areli B.