Sonoma Modern American Farmers Market Kale With marcona almonds and organic dates Serves 4
½ # farmers market lacinato, red Russian or Siberian kale 1 T chopped shallots 1 tsp chopped garlic 2 T marcona almonds lightly toasted 4 dates julienne 2 T olive oil extra virgin olive oil (evoo) to drizzle When shopping for kales try to find smaller more tender leaves. Wash kale in a bowl of water, pulling the kale out leaving the dirt behind. Dry thoroughly. Heat olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. When hot add shallots and garlic. Cook 10 seconds. Add kale and toss. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Add almonds and dates. Toss together. Serve with any meat entrée, shrimp or seafood or and grain for a vegetarian meal. Enjoy!!!!!