Rating: 4.5 stars
12 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 5 star values: 6
Christine Burns Rudalevige
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2012

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Credit: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 5 ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add kale and chard; toss. Let stand 10 minutes.

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  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add kernels; cook 5 minutes or until brown, stirring frequently. Add kernels, onions, and cheese to greens; toss.

  • Variation Spicy Soy: Combine 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce, 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil, 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon chili garlic sauce in a bowl. Add 4 cups torn kale, 2 cups torn Savoy cabbage leaves, 1 cup shredded carrot, 1 cup sliced red bell pepper, 1/2 cup sliced radish, and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro; toss. Let stand 8 minutes. Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup) Calories 60; Fat 2g (sat 3g); Sodium 136mg

  • Variation Greek-Style: Combine 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add 4 cups torn kale and 2 cups torn Swiss chard; toss. Let stand 10 minutes. Add 1 cup chopped English cucumber, 1 ounce crumbled feta cheese, 1/4 cup sliced green onions, and 10 ­kalamata olives, pitted and quartered. Toss. Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup) Calories 79; Fat 3g (sat 3g); Sodium 200mg

  • Variation Apple-Walnut: Combine 1 tablespoon cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon walnut oil, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add 4 cups torn kale and 2 cups torn Swiss chard; toss. Let stand 10 minutes. Add 1 cup sliced Granny Smith apple, 1/2 cup sliced celery, 1/4 cup sliced red onion, 1 ounce crumbled blue cheese, and 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts; toss. Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup) Calories 94; Fat 6g (sat 3g); Sodium 278mg

Nutrition Facts

65 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 0.8g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 6.3g; fiber 1.4g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 234mg; calcium 87mg.
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