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Creamy kale dip

Kale is a nutrient-dense food, so even a little bit goes a long way. Surround this recipe with a spread of crunchy dipping options.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 red capsicum, halved
  • 6 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • ½ cup Jalna Greek yoghurt
  • 125g canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tsp lemon rind
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1½ cups kale, finely shredded
  • ¼ cup raw toasted almonds, coarsely chopped
  • smoked paprika, to serve

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Place capsicum, skin side up, and garlic on a baking tray and roast for 20 minutes. Then transfer garlic to a board and continue roasting capsicum until lightly charred.
  2. Remove capsicum from the oven, place in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Discard capsicum skin and membrane, and peel the garlic. Then place the capsicum, garlic, yoghurt, chickpeas, lemon juice and chilli flakes in a food processor (or use a handheld blender).
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste and blend ingredients until smooth. Add kale (reserving a tablespoon for garnish) and process for a few more seconds.
  5. Transfer the dip to a serving dish. Sprinkle with almonds, smoked paprika, lemon rind and remaining kale. Serve with toasted sourdough.

Recipe courtesy of Jalna.

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