Sriracha Clementine Baby Kale

Not everyone needs recipes that serve four people. So this one is great for those looking to simply cook for themselves! This also helps with managing portion sizes during your meals. It can also be multiplied if you are looking to cook for couples and families.

Prep time: 7 minutes Cooking time: 3 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3/4 cup

  • Calories 130
  • Carbohydrate 18 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Fat 6 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Dietary Fiber 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 380 mg
  • Potassium 795 mg

This Recipe Serves 1

Ingredients

1 teaspoon grapeseed or safflower oil
1 (5-ounce) package fresh baby kale
3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed clementine juice plus 1 teaspoon clementine zest
1/4 teaspoon sriracha or gochujang sauce
1/8 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large, deep skillet or dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the kale and clementine juice and zest and sauté by tossing with tongs until just wilted, about 2 minutes. Add the hot sauce and salt and toss to combine.
  2. Garnish with a clementine slice or wedge, if desired, and serve.

Choices/Exchanges: 3 Vegetable, 1 Fat

From The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook, 2nd Edition by Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN

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