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Recipe of the Week

January 3, 2017

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Kwik Kale

Kwik Kale

This delicious dish would complement any beans or grains already on your plate!

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup water 
1 bunch kale (any variety) (6-8 cups chopped) 
2 teaspoons seasoned rice vinegar 

Directions

Wash kale, remove stems, and chop leaves into 1/2-inch strips. Heat water in large skillet with a lid. When boiling, add kale. 

Cover and cook over medium heat until greens are bright green and tender, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with vinegar and stir to heat. Serve warm.

Source: Caroline Trapp, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Practitioner

Per serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 35; Fat: 0.4 g; Saturated Fat: 0.1 g; Calories from Fat: 11.6%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 2.1 g; Carbohydrates: 7.1 g; Sugar: 1.8 g; Fiber: 2.2 g; Sodium: 66 mg; Calcium: 81 mg; Iron: 1 mg; Vitamin C: 45.6 mg; Beta-Carotene: 9084 mcg; Vitamin E: 0.9 mg

Please feel free to tailor Physicians Committee recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.

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Contact: 202-686-2210
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Food for  Life

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