Should I massage my kale ahead of time for meal prep?

I meal prep a bunch of big salads ahead of time for every week and have never massaged my kale before. I'm wondering if I can massage the kale for all days at the time I am prepping, or if I should just massage the night before every day to avoid it getting soggy?

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Ttrockwood
Ttrockwood July 13, 2018

Massaged kale is actually even BETTER made ahead! I do a mega batch on sundays to use in lunches mon-thurs and it just is nice and tender not at all soggy. I use just a bit of salt, olive oil and lemon juice and really work it in there until it’s about half or less the original volume.

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Robin July 16, 2018

For sure massage ahead of time! Olive oil, salt and lemon juice or rice vinegar + about 4 mins of massaging is my go-to method.

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