Learn about this leafy cabbage
How to select
Choose dark colored kale bunches with small to medium leaves. Avoid brown or yellow leaves.
How to store
Store kale in a plastic bag in the coldest part of the fridge for 3-5 days.
Ways to use
- Add chopped fresh or frozen kale to vegetable or bean soups.
- Add chopped kale to a stir-fry.
- Stir raw kale into pasta or rice salads.
- Substitute kale in recipes that use spinach or collard greens.
- Add cooked to any pasta dish.
Did you know...
- Kale is a member of the Brassicaceae family, also known as the cabbage family, along with broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and kohlrabi.
- It originated in the Mediterranean region and was brought to the United States from England in the 17th century.
- Kale is a very hardy plant; it can withstand frosts and snowfall, making it an excellent staple food in the winter months.