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Organic Lacinato Kale

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organic kale seedBrassica oleracea

Organic Lacinato Kale Seed (30 days baby leaf, 60 full size)

Also known as Dinosaur kale or Nero di Toscana kale.

An old Italian heirloom kale dating back to the eighteenth century. 

Lacinato is a unique variety that produces blue-green, bumpy leaves that are 3-4" wide and 11-19" long.

Fantastic flavor that is enhanced by the first frost. 

Enjoy Lacinato when the leaves are young and tender.

Simple Raw Kale Salad

  • 4 cups of raw kale-finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 tsp salt

Whisk oil, lemon juice and salt togehter and drizzle over kale. Toss to coat.  You can either serve this immediatly, or you can let it marinate for a few hours, even overnight!

To make it fancier, add thin sliced red onion, pine nuts, sunflower seeds, feta cheese or parmesan cheese.  This is just a simple base that can be bulked up any way you like.


Garlicky Blanched Kale

  • 4 cups of kale-chopped coarsly
  • 3 cloves of garlic-minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tamari

Boil a quart of water and add kale.  Cook until tender (about 7 minutes). Drain and set aside. 

In a large skillet, heat oil.  Once hot, add garlic and stir for about 30 seconds until fragrent.

Add kale then tamari.  Stir to coat

Serve immediately.

This recipe is also great if used with chard, collards, mustard greens or baby pak choi.

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