Decorate Your Plate with the Leafy Greens of Christmas Kale

There’s lots of green this time of year–from the trees to the wreaths to the holly–but don’t forget to add some to your plate as well.

This recipe for sauteed kale–the December Harvest of the Month–is the perfect side dish. It comes together in just 15 minutes and is loaded with nutrients, like Vitamin K and Fiber.

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  • 1 bunch kale, chopped and stemmed
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Lemon wedge
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add kale, garlic, salt and pepper. Sauté and toss until kale has wilted down, approximate 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Turn off heat, squeeze lemon juice over kale, and toss. Season to taste and serve

Serves 4