Kale and Brown Rice Bowl with Peanut Sauce - Capital Area Food Bank
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Kale and Brown Rice Bowl with Peanut Sauce

By cafb February 18, 2019

390 calories | 62g carbs | 12g total fat (3g sat fat) | 10g protein | 130mg sodium | 4g fiber | 4g sugar per serving

Serves 4 for $3.19


  • 1½ cups brown rice
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon peanut oil (or other oil)
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey or sweetener
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne (optional)


  1. Fill a saucepan with water ⅔ to the top over high heat. Bring to a boil, add rice, and lower the heat to medium.
  2. Cook 20 minutes, drain off the water, return the rice to the saucepan, add the chopped kale and cover 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk together the peanut butter, peanut oil, soy sauce, vinegar, honey, ginger and cayenne (if using). Add a little water to thin out the sauce.
  4. Divide the rice and kale mixture into 4 bowls. Drizzle the peanut sauce on top.

Kids in the Kitchen:

Tearing kale off the stems is a great task for kids

Key Ingredients:

Peanut butter, peanut oil, soy sauce, vinegar, and ground ginger are ingredient staples for Asian inspired sauce. Keep these on hand for a quick flavorful sauce for stir fry or salads.

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