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Low Glycemic Recipe Warm Beet Salad – 165 Calories

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If you’ve never cooked with baby kale or collard greens, don’t panic! Both are easier than ever to use in your kitchen, because they come pre-cleaned and pre-packaged in the salad section. This salad may seem exotic, but the flavors are mellow and familiar. A beautiful comfort-food salad to pair with baked chicken, a dollop of cottage cheese, or grilled pork chops.

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Serves 4
1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
8 cups collard greens or baby kale
1 (15 ounce) can small whole beets, drained and diced
¼ cup golden raisins
3 tablespoons sliced almonds
1 1/2 tablespoons freshly-squeezed lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Drizzle ½ tablespoon olive oil in a nonstick skillet. Heat over medium-high heat, adding garlic once the oil is hot. Stir in hot oil, cooking for about 1 minute, then add the greens and allow them to cook for just about 20-30 seconds, or until they start to wilt slightly. Transfer greens to a serving platter. Top with beets, raisins, almonds, a drizzle of olive oil, lemon juice. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Servings: 4
Calories: 165
Total Fat: 6g
Chol: 0mg
Total Fat 6g, 9%
Sat Fat 1g, 5%
Total Carb 20g, 7%
Fiber 4g, 16%
Sugars 7g —
Cholesterol 0mg, 0%
Sodium 706mg, 29%
Protein 3g, 5%

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