How To Clean Kale Before Freezing It
The best way to clean kale is to use a simple, gentle, and natural solution made of water and vinegar.
A big bowl
A cutting board
A chef's knife
2 clean towels
Separate the kale leaves.
Fill a big bowl with water and add 2 tablespoons of vinegar.
Put the kale in the bowl. Let it soak for 30 minutes.
Use your hands to remove the kale from the bowl and place it into a colander/strainer. Rinse it under running water.
Place the kale leaves flat on a towel and pat them dry with another clean cloth.
Trim off the ends of the kale stems (about 1/4 inch or 1cm).
Cut off the rest of the stem from each kale leaf. Chop the stems into 1 inch (2.5cm) pieces.
Cut the leaves away from the stem.