How To Massage Kale

Learn why and how to massage kale using my foolproof technique and make kale taste better.

Why Do You Even Massage Kale?

 Remove its bitter taste & make it more palatable

Make it easier to chew & digest

Ingredients You'll Need To Massage Kale

- Kale - Extra virgin olive oil (or any other neutral oil would work) - Kosher salt

Prep Kale


Wash kale leaves under running water, remove the leaves from the stems and dry them as much as possible. Drizzle with olive oil and salt (optional).


Using clean hands, massage (gently rub) kale leaves for 2-3 minutes turning often to make sure all kale leaves are softened.


Make This Now!

There are so many uses of massaged kale but the most popular one is making salads just like this Apple Kale Slaw recipe.