Sesame Kale

Source: Original recipe from Lisa Schmidt, 2011.
Prep time: 5 minutesCooking time: 5 minutesTotal time: 10 minutes


Enjoy this easy recipe featuring cancer-fighting dark green leafy kale, which is loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Plus, you’ll get added flavor from garlic, sea vegetables and sesame oil, which also are powerful cancer preventers. Enjoy this recipe hot or chilled.


1 bunch
kale (large)
2 clove
2 tsp
sesame seed oil
2 tbsp
1 tsp
reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp
toasted organic sesame seeds
1⁄8 cup
dried sea vegetables (optional)


Nutrition information: Calories per serving (1 cup): 181; total fat 12.6 g; sodium 311 mg; total carbohydrates 14.8 g; protein 5.0 g; dietary fiber 2.9 g; sugars 2.2 g; provides 181 percent daily RDA for vitamin A; 24 percent calcium.


Prepare sea vegetables per package directions. Mince garlic. Wash kale, strip the leaves from the spines and tear into bite-size pieces. Heat sesame oil to medium; add garlic and saute until lightly browned. Add kale, sea vegetables, water and soy sauce and cook until kale is just wilted, approximately 2 minutes. Be sure not to overcook. Add sesame seeds and serve.