Whether your CSA box just showed up overflowing with kale—or you’re looking for new ways to serve these super-nutritious and sturdy leafy greens—get some meal inspiration from our favorite kale, collards and Swiss chard recipes.
Each of these classic recipes feature unique and delicious flavors that will make everyone gobble up their greens. Kitchen Tip: collards, kale and chard are similar enough that you can swap one for another in any of these recipes.
Shred collards and cook them quickly with just a touch of olive oil, garlic and crushed red pepper flakes. Top the seasoned greens with a poached egg and call it breakfast, lunch or dinner.
This super-healthy and uber-delicious vegan version of curry features cashews, lime, cilantro, sautéed kale and quinoa.
Take lettuce wraps to the next level with these gluten-free, vegan Swiss chard wraps stuffed with mashed avocado, almond cheese, sprouts and vibrant spring veggies.
Just right for warmer weather, this light and fresh pasta dish features a unique broth made from spring vegetables, such as leeks, carrots, fennel, celery and parsley. The addition of Swiss chard, tomato, pasta and goat cheese help make it a meal.
These crunchy kale chips are a nutrient-rich swap for less healthful salty snacks, such as chips or pretzels. Serve them with a complex-tasting dip made from roasted yam, onion, garlic and tahini. Yum!
Here’s a fun variation on homemade pesto using two superfoods: kale and almonds. Served over a simple toss of penne and white beans, this dish is bright and clean—soon to become a go-to meal you’ll feel good about serving.
Make a batch of this hearty bean and sausage soup and you’ll be thanking yourself all week. Loaded with flavorful additions, such as fennel, green cabbage, kale and Parmesan, this soup serves up body-energizing bowls of goodness.
A perfect use for all those nutritious foods in your pantry and fridge, this soup calls for chewy buckwheat, carrots, yellow onion, celery, leek, russet potato and, of course, kale. You may have everything you need on hand!
Getting bored with typical kale salads? This recipe is just the thing to get your taste buds energized for kale again. It has all the right flavors to create an Asian-inspired side dish.
Love sushi? Then you’ll love this miso- and wasabi-flavored salmon adorned with kale seasoned with sesame oil and sesame seeds.
When it comes to devour-worthy healthy meals, it doesn’t get better than crispy, tender fish and a seasonal side. This panko-crusted catfish pairs perfectly with garlicky chard balanced by the flavors of vinegar, lemon and honey.
Sometimes it can be difficult to meet our daily requirement of body-beneficial fiber. But it’s no so hard when the flavors and ingredients are just right, as they are here. This comforting soup is worthy enough for a high-end spa, but also just right for simple meals at home.
Be warned: When you serve this salad, everyone will be asking you for the recipe. It hits all the right spots—salty, sweet, crunchy, cheesy and fresh!
A touch of sweetness from juicy pomegranate seeds and Vidalia onion slices are just what warm kale needs to grab all the attention at the table.
No more boring egg scrambles! This cheesy and hearty brunch-ready version features roasted garlic, kale and Yukon gold potatoes to start your day right.
Stuffed with perfectly spiced veggies and creamy guacamole, these cheese-free quesadillas will awaken your senses with unique pops of flavor from plumped raisins and orange juice.
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