kale fried rice stuffed jack-o-lanterns
carve out a fun and delicious dinner with this kale fried rice stuffed jack-o-lanterns recipe! fresh ginger and fried rice mixed with kale and garlic is a flavor combo that is ghoulishly good. don't be tricked by this treat, this recipe is sure to create smiles while putting more greens in your halloween!print share this
2 tablespoons preferred vegetable oil, divided
1 pound firm or extra-firm tofu, cut into ½” slabs, or 4 eggs
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1” piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
1 package (5 ounce) organicgirl© i heart baby kale
3 cups cooked brown or white rice
3 tablespoons soy sauce
4 green onions, thinly sliced
4 sweet bell peppers
if using tofu, in a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high. when oil shimmers add tofu and cook, turning, until browned on both sides. transfer to a cutting board.
in same skillet heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil and add garlic and ginger. cook, stirring, 1 minute or until fragrant. add kale and cook until wilted. stir in rice and soy sauce, give the mixture one good stir, and allow to cook undisturbed until rice starts to brown, 5-7 minutes. transfer rice to serving dish. cut tofu into cubes and mix into rice.
if topping with eggs, heat 1 tablespoon oil in skillet over medium. crack eggs into pan and cook to desired degree of doneness.
meanwhile, carefully cut the top of the bell peppers as if it was a jack-o-lantern. carefully spoon out the seeds. fill with the kale fried rice, and cap by replacing the top. or, for a special halloween morning, top with the fried egg and garnish with green onions.