Global Recipes

Seed Programs International


1 clove of garlic

2 bunches of trimmed and chopped kale

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 cup of water

1 tablespoon sesame oil

2 teaspoon soy sauce

3 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

Salt and pepper (or soy sauce)

In a medium pot, boil 1 cup of water. Add kale; cover and cook for 3 min.

Heat olive oil in a sauce pan over medium heat.

Saute garlic for 1 min.

Drain Kale (this step is optional)

Add kale and cook and for 3 min.

Transfer kale to bowl.

Toss with sesame oil and garnish with sesame seeds

Salt and pepper to taste (or soy sauce)

A single cup of raw kale contains: Vitamin A: 206% of the RDA(from beta-carotene),Vitamin K: 684% of the RDA, Vitamin C: 134%of the RDA, Vitamin B6: 9% of the RDA, Manganese: 26% of the RDA, Calcium: 9% of the RDA, Copper: 10% of the RDA, Potassium: 9% of the RDA, Magnesium: 6% of the RDA -It also contains 3% or more of the RDA for Vitamins B1(Thiamin), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B3(Niacin), Iron and Phosphorus.

If you live in Asheville look for New Sprout Organic Farms labels. New Sprout is a generous sponsor of SPI. Based in beautiful Asheville, NC, New Sprout is committed to providing the highest quality organic produce to their customers while giving back to those less fortunate.

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Seed Programs International (SPI)

Seed Programs InternationalSeed Programs International (SPI) is a non-profit, tax exempt, non-governmental humanitarian organization.

We work thorough other humanitarian organizations, church groups, service clubs and individual donors, to provide quality seed to impoverished communities in developing countries enabling them to grow some of their own food. In addition to seed, SPI provides critical seed expertise and experience operating seed based self help programs.”

SPI is operated by individuals with over 50 years seed industry experience plus over 20 years experience in vegetable research and production. We also have 15 years experience operating programs that have successfully shipped seed to over 70 countries on five continents. SPI has shipped enough seed to plant over 1,000,000 vegetable gardens, providing more than 20 kinds of vegetables that are rich in vitamins and minerals often missing in people’s diets.