Go Back

Lemon Garlic Kale

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time17 mins
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Angela Marinelli - Nourishment Connection


  • 1 head kale washed, thick stems removed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil high quality extra virgin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 TBS fresh parsley or 1 tsp dried
  • 2 TBS fresh basil or 1 tsp dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


Clean and Cook the Kale

  • Wash kale.
  • Cut off thick stems.
  • Steam kale for 1-2 minutes, until bright green.
  • Drain the kale. Then cut into smaller, bite size pieces and put into a mid-size mixing bowl.

Make the Dressing

  • Put lemon juice, garlic, herbs, salt, and pepper in a blender or small food processor and blend until emulsified.
  • Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Assemble and Store

  • Top kale with 2-4 TBS of lemon vinaigrette dressing.
  • Store extra dressing in the fridge and use on salads, veggies, grains, or as a marinade for proteins.


Copywright Nourishment Connection 2012