Kale is part of the brassica family including cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts.
Kale resembles the flavors of cabbage, broccoli and spinach and is easy to prepare. Under the influence of frost, kale can take on a sweeter taste. This is because some kale starches are converted to sugars. However, the taste of kale can be surprisingly varied, ranging from bitter or peppery to tender and slightly sweet.
Salads - Kale is best eaten raw. Then we can enjoy the fullness of its taste and properties. Therefore, it is a good idea to add it to salads, especially those with egg, tomatoes or other fresh vegetables.
You can also prepare Pesto - kale pesto is a great alternative to that of basil. It goes well with spaghetti, so we can enjoy a delicious dinner.
Of course, kale is the king of healthy cocktails!
Casseroles and tarts - the kale can be baked. It is worth chopping it beforehand so that its processing does not take too long.
Kale can also be used to make delicious and dietary crisps. It is enough to cut the leaves into smaller pieces and bake in the oven. After a few minutes, your healthy snack is ready!
Kale provides the body with a large amount of fiber, vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E, K and minerals (calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese). It is a perfect vegetable for people who want to stay fit because it has very few calories.