Kale is a member of the cabbage family that is very popular in Northern Europe. It was so popular in Scotland that being invited to come to kale was an invitation to dinner.
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. Remove leaves from stalk. Chop. Eat raw: Chop in salads, wraps, pitas, and sandwiches. Eat cooked: Steam, microwave or boil, saute or stir-fry, braise in flavored broth.
Recipes with this vegetable
Pasta with Beans and Greens
Use any of your favorite hearty greens in this cool-weather dish. You could try kale, an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C!