Health

Kale with Caramelized Onion

kale-onion Leigh Beisch

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (10-ounce) bag prewashed chopped kale or spinach

Preparation


1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 7 minutes or until golden. Add honey, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes.

2. Add kale; cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 6 minutes or just until kale is tender, stirring after 3 minutes.


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  • Serve a delicious kale side dish recipe in just minutes. This side dish recipe preps quickly while your main course cooks.
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 92
Fat per serving: 3g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 16g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 243mg
Calcium per serving: 110mg

Good to Know

On its own, kale won’t win any flavor awards, but this recipe turns the calcium- and fiber-rich vegetable into a dish that will tickle your taste buds. The caramelized onions bring out the sweet, earthy flavor of the kale, and create a side dish with under 100 calories.