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Calzone with greens

Ingredients 500g strong white bread flour 1 tsp dried yeast 1 tbsp olive oil semolina or polenta for dusting For the filling 12 slices chorizo 2 garlic clove, finely chopped 200g kale cavolo nero or other leafy green 2 balls mozzarella, torn into pieces walnut-size lump of Parmesan Method Put the flour, yeast, 1 tbsp oil, 300ml lukewarm water and a big pinch of salt in a bowl and mix to a soft, wettish dough. Knead in a mixer or by hand, lifting the dough as you work it to…

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Kale Recipes

Broccoli & Kale Stir fry

Serves 4 100g curly kale (or cabbage, or spinach) 200g broccoli or calabrese (full heads or sprouting) 150g mushrooms 2 cloves garlic 200g firm tofu (optional) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce 1 teaspoon barley miso paste (optional) 1 tablespoon sesame seeds Wash the kale and the broccoli. Dry well. Slice the kale roughly and chop the broccoli into medium-sized chunks. Peel & crush the garlic. Wipe any mud off the mushroom and chop it roughly. Heat the oil in a wok until hot. Add the…

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Kale Recipes

Basmati Rice and Kale Gratin by Lyn G. (Thetford)

I have made this dish without the breadcrumb topping and it’s still good. (Lyn G. Thetford): 2 cups veg stock 1 cup diced red pepper 1 cup sweetcorn 1 1/4 rice 1 tsp thyme 4lb Kale 1 1/4 cups ricotta 2/3 cup parmesan Salt and pepper 2/3 cup breadcrumbs Olive oil Combine stock, red pepper, corn, rice and thyme in a saucepan, cook until the rice is tender – set aside. Wash kale, trim and discard stems. Cook until wilted. Chop coarsely. Fluff rice with a folk, combine with kale,…

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Kale Recipes

Kale Pesto Pasta

Serves 4 as a light lunch Pasta for 4 people 100g kale (curly or Russian – either are ok. If you don’t have kale, you can substitute spinach, Swiss chard or black nero cabbage) 2 cloves garlic, peeled & crushed handful pine nuts 3 tablespoons double cream 50g parmesan, grated (optional) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg (optional) Pinch of salt Note: use your kale as soon as possible after getting it, or it goes really bitter and doesn’t taste very nice!!! Heat the oil in a pan…

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