10 Flavorful Recipes for Using Up a Bunch of Kale

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Whether you’re a fan or not, one cannot deny the nutritional and health benefits of kale. However, there is more to kale than meets the eye. It’s a versatile ingredient that is great in soups, stews, salads, and smoothies. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find these recipes for a bunch of kale to be a good source of inspiration for your next meal.

1. Creamy Kale and Mushroom Pasta

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This creamy kale and mushroom pasta is a rich, creamy, single-skillet dish that can be ready in 30 minutes. File this under quick weeknight dinners that won’t disappoint. If you have leftovers, they make a delicious lunch the next day.

2. Kale Blueberry Smoothie

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This Kale Blueberry Smoothie is sure to please even finicky smoothie drinkers. You can easily customize this smoothie to boost its nutrition profile. It’s beneficial for health and keeps you feeling full for longer.

3. Shrimp And Kale Salad

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This shrimp and kale salad is the perfect blend of seafood and veggies. It is a perfectly balanced meal and also satisfies in the flavor department. Even the dressing is easy to put together.

4. Baby Kale Pasta

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This baby kale pasta recipe is a quick and easy dinner that is delicious and filling and makes everyone happy at the dinner table. If you love pasta, you can’t go wrong with this recipe.

5. Baby Kale Recipe with Garlic and Red Pepper Flakes

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This baby kale recipe is for you dedicated kale lovers. It’s earthy, strong-flavored, and peppery. Adding garlic and red pepper flakes transforms a simple veggie side dish into one that’s flavor-packed.

6. Baby Kale Quinoa Salad

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This delicious baby kale quinoa salad is easy to put together and is perfect for taking to work for lunch. It is a versatile recipe with the option to add meat if you want to feel full longer.

7. Kale And Orange Salad

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Meet one of the best kale salads you will ever make. This Kale and Orange Salad has the crisp, fresh, delicately sweet flavor you crave. It also makes an excellent lunch.

8. Kale Salad

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This kale salad recipe doesn’t get any easier. It’s quick, simple, delicious, and portable, so you can pack it for lunch easily.

9. Kale Hummus Wrap

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These kale hummus wraps are super simple to make and delicious. They’re packed with good-for-you nutrients, too. This recipe tastes so good that even kids would love it.

10. Kale and Apple Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing

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This Kale and Apple Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing will be your new favorite. It is loaded with pistachios and pomegranate arils. Make this salad using seasonal ingredients, and it is sure to impress.

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Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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