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Baby Kale Saute

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"What a tasty way to eat your greens! Baby kale is sautéed with caramelized onions, toasted pine nuts and golden raisins for a quick, healthy side dish. I often eat this over rice for a main meal. Baby spinach is an easy substitute."
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30 m servings 126
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Place pine nuts in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until toasted and fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring often, until starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir, about 1 minute. Stir in baby kale a few handfuls at a time until it starts to wilt. Cover and cook until kale is completely wilted and hot, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in pine nuts and golden raisins. Cool briefly before serving, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 126 calories; 5.7 17.5 4.5 0 61 Full nutrition

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I changed a few things in this recipe, so some might not consider this having made the actual recipe, but here it goes-- Substitutions, using what I had at home: walnuts for pine nuts; dried c...

This was very good and easy to make. You can put various different herbs in this side dish and season according to your taste. It is a keeper.

I thought it was pretty good but the kale (it only came in an 11oz box) was bitter so I had to change the recipe a bit and everyone loved it. First, I had to SLOWLY caramelize the onions taking...

A yummy recipe. I substituted dried apricots diced for the raisins and added 1/3 cup diced shitake mushrooms. Even better!

I omitted the golden raisins because I've never liked them but otherwise followed the recipe and it was great! Both my husband and I loved it!