Kale – Lacinato


*One bunch of Lacinato Kale = 1 Qty.

Lacinato Kale (also called cavolo nero, literally means “black cabbage,” in Italian) has a long tradition in Italian cuisine, especially that of Tuscany. It is also called Tuscan cabbage, Tuscan kale, Italian kale, dinosaur kale, flat back cabbage, black Tuscan palm or palm tree kale. This kale has been grown in Tuscany for centuries and is a traditional ingredient in minestrone and ribollita.

Lacinato Kale can grow up to 3 feet tall and has dark blue-green colored leaves with an “embossed texture.” This kale’s taste is slightly sweeter and more delicate than curly kale.” The Lacinato Kale is sometimes called “dinosaur kale” because its bumpy leaves resemble what dinosaur skin looked like.

Kale is packed with nutrients and is one of the world’s healthiest foods. It contains nutrients that support healthy, hair, skin, and bones. The fiber content improves digestion and helps with cardiovascular health. Has more nutritional value than spinach. Kale may help improve blood glucose management in diabetes, reduce blood pressure, lower the risk of cancer, and aid in preventing the development of asthma.

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