Creamed Kale is a delicious and healthy side dish made with fresh kale, parmesan cheese, milk, butter, and cream cheese. Not only is it loaded with essential nutrients, but this 20-minute dish is full of mouth-watering flavor that the whole family will love.
What you need:
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1/4 cup onion, minced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tbsp flour
- 1.5 cup nonfat milk
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper
- 1/16 tsp. nutmeg
- 4 oz reduced fat cream cheese
- 16 oz kale
Microwave, steam, or saute the kale until tender. Drain any excess liquid. You can also use frozen defrosted kale.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Preheat a skillet over medium heat. Add the butter and when melted, add the onion and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes until fragrant and translucent. Whisk in the flour and cook for one minute until it begins to brown. Whisk the milk in slowly.
Add 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and cream cheese. Stir gently until melted. Add the kale and stir together.
Pour into a baking dish coated with cooking spray and sprinkle the remaining Parmesan on top. Bake for 10 minutes.
We hope you enjoy this delicious Creamed Kale recipe.
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