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Recipe: Creamed Kale

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Instead of spinach try this Creamed Kale recipe, the most delicious holiday side dish! You can easily double or triple this recipe to feed a crowd.

Instead of spinach try this Creamed Kale recipe, the most delicious holiday side dish! You can easily double or triple this recipe to feed a crowd.
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 2 bunches Lacinato kale
 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter
 2 shallots, finely chopped
 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
 1 cup heavy cream
 1/8 tsp smoked paprika
 salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1

Rinse and pull leaves off of the kale, removing and discarding the tough ribs and stems.

2

Blanche kale in boiling water until just soft, about 1-2 minutes. Immediately submerge it into an ice bath. Drain the kale. Chop into small pieces.

3

Melt the butter over medium heat in a medium skillet. Add the shallot and garlic, sauté 3 minutes. Add the kale, cream and smoked paprika. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until cream has reduced and thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Ingredients

 2 bunches Lacinato kale
 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter
 2 shallots, finely chopped
 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
 1 cup heavy cream
 1/8 tsp smoked paprika
 salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

1

Rinse and pull leaves off of the kale, removing and discarding the tough ribs and stems.

2

Blanche kale in boiling water until just soft, about 1-2 minutes. Immediately submerge it into an ice bath. Drain the kale. Chop into small pieces.

3

Melt the butter over medium heat in a medium skillet. Add the shallot and garlic, sauté 3 minutes. Add the kale, cream and smoked paprika. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until cream has reduced and thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe: Creamed Kale

~ Marla Meridith

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