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Sweet and Savory Kale


"This quick and tasty recipe combines vitamin-packed kale with both sweet and tangy ingredients for a colorful side dish."
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55 m servings 121 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 121 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic; cook and stir until the onion softens and turns translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the mustard, sugar, vinegar, and chicken stock, and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in the kale, cover, and cook 5 minutes until wilted.
  2. Stir in the dried cranberries, and continue boiling, uncovered, until the liquid has reduced by about half, and the cranberries have softened, about 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with sliced almonds before serving.

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Well, I have to admit that it was very good. I have never had kale, or any other "southern" type of green. They used to sound kinda gross to me. But, my CSA box sent me a bunch of kale and I wan...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe is fine if you don't want to taste kale. Even if you quadruple the amount of kale, the vinegar and mustard taste just over powers the flavor of everything else. 1.5 cups of chicken b...

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Well, I have to admit that it was very good. I have never had kale, or any other "southern" type of green. They used to sound kinda gross to me. But, my CSA box sent me a bunch of kale and I wan...

Great recipe. I cut the sugar as others suggested, and knew there was NO hope for hubby to like it if I added the cranberries and nuts, so left them out. Turned out GREAT anyway!

Wow! I've never made Kale before and was pleasantly surprised at how tasty this recipe was. I searched the internet for a recipe for Kale and this one appealed to me the most. I did not have d...

I totally messed with this recipe, but have to say that the essential greens/dried fruit combo was even better than I had hoped. We didn't have enough kale, so used half kale and half mustard gr...

We had this recipe for dinner tonight. It was excellent. I couldn't find the dijon mustard so I used whatever mustard I could find and it was still good. It was more sweet than savory but that w...

I have never eaten kale in my life, but am making an honest effort to put more leafy greens into my diet. I can see where it may be too sweet for some and it wouldn't hurt to cut out a bit of s...

Needed something to do with the Kale from my CSA that wasn't a soup. I've never had Kale before. This was very good. Next time I'll go lighter on the mustard. Once it cooks down, I'd say it'...

Being southern I love all the leafy green vegetables - my Yankee husband is not accustomed to them - so when he loved this dish I was thrilled. I didn't have enough dried cranberries, so I added...

This dish was quite nice. I didn't realize till I got in that I didn't have any Dijon mustard. I added mustard seeds and french's instead. I only added about 2 tsbp of sugar, and personally I...