Quick Kale, Raisin & Pine nut Salad

Quick Kale, Raisin & Pine nut Salad

By on Nov 20, 2014 in Meals, Salads, Vegan | 0 comments

Quick Kale & Rasin salad 003Kale is leafy green vegetable with a powerhouse of nutrients. It’s high in Vitamins A, C, E and K as well as minerals including copper, potassium, iron, manganese, calcium and phosphorus. It’s also low in calories and high in protein and fibre. The health benefits of eating kale may include improving blood glucose levels in diabetics; improving cholesterol and heart health; lowering the risks of cancer; normalising blood pressure; improving bone, skin and hair health; lowering the risk of asthma; improving gut and digestive health; assisting weight loss and improving overall immune function. Enjoy this easy Quick Kale, Raisin and Pine nut Salad recipe.

Serves: 4     Preparation: 15 minutes

Ingredients

2 Tbs sundried raisins

1 large bunch kale

2 Tbs pine nuts

2 finely chopped garlic cloves

1/2 tsp Herbamere

1/4 cup water

2 Tbs coconut oil

Method

Soak kale in filtered water and vinegar to remove dirt and pesticides. Drain kale of water, remove stems and chop leaves into chunks. Please raisins in hot water and stand for 5 minutes.

Heat coconut oil in fry pan and cook pine nuts on medium heat until golden brown. Set aside pine nuts.

Add kale and garlic to fry pan and toss until leaves soften. Add Herbamere and water and cook until leaves wilt (2-3 minutes).  Add raisins and simmer until kale is tender. Remove from heat and add pine nuts. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Enjoy!

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