I’ve decided we don’t eat enough greens so thought I’d give Curly Kale a try. A big bag cost only 70p and it was grown locally.

I have had Curly Kale before but it is boring just boiled up and the kids don’t like it so I’ve jazzed it up with garlic and chorizo and mixed it with fresh baby spinach. I served this with sausages and sweet potato mash.

Why you might want to eat it? Kale contains Fibre, Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese. It is classed as a super-food in nutrient circles.

Ingredients (serves 4)

1 big bag of Curly Kale
1 fat Garlic clove
50g Chorizo chopped into small pieces
1 tbsp oil

Method

Rinse the Kale and trim thick stalks. Chop into large shreds.
Add to a pan of salted boiling water and simmer for 5mins
Drain into a colander and return to the pan or place in a warmed serving bowl.
Heat the oil in a small pan and add the garlic, sauté on a low heat and add the chorizo. Cook for 2-3 mins then pour over the kale. Gently mix/toss so the oil is incorporated into the kale.