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Massaged Kale

Massage that kale to take away the toughness!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Sula
Cost: pennies!


  • Your hands!


  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 TB olive oil


  • Remove leafy greens from the stems by cutting or ripping with your hands. Discard stems.
    removing leaves from stems
  • Place kale leaves in a bowl and add olive oil.
    kale leaves before massaging
  • Begin to squeeze with both hands, rubbing kale leaves together. Continue for at least 3 minutes or up to 5 minutes until kale has softened.
    squeezing kale leaves in a bowl
  • Add salad ingredients and dressing as preferred.
    handful of massaged kale