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The Trick to Making Kale Actually Taste Delicious

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The Trick to Making Kale Actually Taste Delicious

An overnight olive oil "marinade" is just the trick to improving the taste and texture of your kale. Learn more in the article below.

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 When faced with a lineup of greens (romaine, iceberg, leaf), you know you should choose the kale but secretly dread its bitter, good-for-you taste. This quick fix changes everything--and all it takes is a tiny amount of prep.

What you need: A head of kale (or however much your salad recipe calls for) 

What you do: The night before you plan to eat your kale, remove the stems running down the center and chop up the leaves so they’re bite-size. Next, lightly dress the kale with 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil, lemon juice and salt (or whatever dressing you plan to use) and let it sit sealed in your fridge overnight. 

Why it works: The acidity of the dressing softens the tough texture and gives the kale a smoother flavor overall. 

Now all you need is croutons. Kale salad is served.

 

This article was from PureWow and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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