Moving further on to a thrilling adventure through the alphabets of flavors, today, we’re setting sail on a delicious journey to uncover 25 mouthwatering foods that all share one thing in common – they start with the letter “K”! Don’t worry if you find yourself stuck right after kale and kiwi because we have got you covered with this compilation of 25 Foods That Start With K. So, grab your forks and knives, and let’s embark on this flavorful escapade as we discover the culinary wonders starting with the letter K.

Kodiak Pumpkin Muffins
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1. Kodiak Pumpkin Muffins

September is the month of pumpkins, and there’s no better way to celebrate this fall produce than by making these Kodiak Pumpkin Muffins. They’re easy to make with Kodiak protein pancake mix, giving them a whopping 4 grams of protein and just one Weight Watchers point each. Whip them up for a quick breakfast paired with your morning coffee, or enjoy them as a wholesome snack any time for the savory autumn treat.

2. Kale Salad

This kale salad is a nutritional bomb, combining a superfood, crunchy veggies, juicy mangoes, and a zesty dressing. High in calcium, vitamins, and minerals, kale forms a hearty base, while shredded red cabbage and carrots add a satisfying crunch. The sweetness of ripe mangoes and red bell peppers complements the earthy tones of the vegetables, while a nutty finish of roasted almonds adds a delightful crunch that will leave you craving more.

3. Kidney Bean Curry

This one-pot warm and comforting curry requires a few plant-based ingredients and will be ready in 30 minutes. Also known as lubya, this traditional Afghan curry is made with kidney beans for a hearty texture. Simmered with aromatics, canned tomatoes, and fresh veggies and seasoned with flavorful spices, this rich and delicious curry adds color to your dinner table. Serve with rice or naan bread.

4. Kohlrabi Stew

Also known as German turnip and belongs to the cabbage and broccoli family, kohlrabi takes center stage in this stew. Accompanied by vibrant vegetables and aromatic herbs, it absorbs the broth flavors beautifully thanks to its mildly sweet flavor and slightly crispy texture. Serve it with boiled rice or fresh bread, and it’s a delicious winter warmer for those chilly evenings or when you crave a hearty and comforting meal.

5. Key Lime Pie

This quick and flavorful key lime pie recipe is completely egg-free, making it great for those with egg allergies. The creamy filling consists of fresh key lime juice & zest for a tart flavor, sweetened condensed milk, and plain Greek yogurt for a velvety texture. The graham cracker crust base baked to perfection serves as a base, and is baked with filling, and topped with whipped cream and lime slice for a decadent dessert that will leave you craving for more.

6. King Crab Cakes

Wondering what to do with leftover crab meat in your fridge? How about these crab cakes for lunch? These tender, savory, and crispy cakes are the perfect midday treat, especially when dipped in garlic aioli or sriracha mayo. Make them with any crab meat on hand and pair them with your favorite fresh greens. You won’t regret it!

7. Kumquat Jam

Have you ever tried kumquat jam? Famous in South Asia, kumquat is a citrus fruit rich in vitamin C, similar to oranges, and can be used in various recipes. Made with 3 ingredients: Kumquats, water, and sugar, this jam is a tangy delight to slather on your morning toast and can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 weeks.

8. Kafta Kebabs

This simple Lebanese recipe combines ground beef, onion, fresh parsley, and aromatic spices for an easy summertime recipe that is sure to hit the spot. The ground meat mix is molded around the skewer and is grilled over a gas or charcoal grill. You can make this recipe using ground chicken or turkey and shape the mixture into patties to make delicious burgers at home. Serve with hummus or pita bread or enjoy with your favorite salad.

9. Ketchup

Ever experimented with making your own ketchup? Made from scratch and using simple pantry staples, this homemade ketchup tastes even better than store-bought. Making your own sauces and condiments at home lets you control and customize the ingredients to your taste preference. This recipe combines tomato paste, honey, and sugar as sweeteners, white vinegar as a preservative, and seasonings. You can store this ketchup in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

10. Kung Pao Chicken

This homemade Kung Pao Chicken recipe is the queen of stir-fries that rivals your favorite Chinese takeout. It is packed with sweet and spicy flavors and is simply irresistible. Juicy chicken marinated with cornstarch, baking soda (YES), Chinese wine/vinegar, fried to perfection, and then stir-fried in a luscious kung pao sauce and chili peppers. Finish the dish with green onions, peanuts, and sesame oil and serve with rice for a restaurant-worthy meal.

11. Kirsch

Also known as Kirschwasser or cherry water, Kirsch is a clear and colorless German liqueur made by double fermenting cherries and their stones. It has an almost bitter yet subtle cherry taste with a hint of almond flavor from the cherry stones. While store-bought Kirsch is readily available, making your own Kirsch is a unique experience that will make your cocktails, desserts, and savory dishes even more flavorful.

12. Kaffir Lime Syrup

Native to tropical regions of Asia, kaffir lime is a bumpy/wrinkly lime variant, and this Kaffir Lime Syrup is a game-changer addition to your cocktails, mocktails, and desserts. With just three simple ingredients – sugar, water, and freshly picked Kaffir lime leaves – this syrup is a creative addition to your pantry. The distinct fragrance of Kaffir lime leaves enriches the syrup with an irresistible aroma, while its zesty citrus flavor adds depth and dimension to any culinary creation.

13. Kettle Corn

This easy kettle corn recipe is so good and requires minimal ingredients and a skillet. Perfect for a movie night when you’re looking for a quick snack that can be ready in less than 10 minutes. The salt adds a savory element, while the sugar adds a subtle sweet flavor. Experiment with different popcorn seasonings for a fun twist.

14. Kipper Kedgeree

This Kipper Kedgeree is a delicious blend of flaked fish, fluffy rice, and fresh herbs. The aroma of fragrant spices wafting through your kitchen will make your mouth water, while the vibrant colors and textures adorning your plate will make you fall in love with this seafood delight. Enjoy it as a hearty breakfast, a satisfying lunch, or a light dinner. It’s also a fantastic way to add more fish to your diet and reap omega-3 benefits.

15. Kecap Manis (Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce)

This Indonesian sweet soy sauce is made by slowly simmering the ingredients until it reaches the desired syrupy consistency. Made with palm sugar and soy sauce as its base and flavored with aromatic spices, this homemade sauce is free from preservatives and tastes delicious. Add it to rice, stir-fries, soups, and sauces, or use it as a salad dressing. You can store it in an airtight container for several weeks.

16. Kasha Green Bean Potato Salad

This salad is famous in Eastern Europe and combines kasha, green beans, cherry tomatoes, potatoes, and French-style pickles. Made from toasted buckwheat groats, kasha is a potent source of antioxidants, protein, and fiber. This plant-based salad is dressed with grainy mustard, salt, and olive oil for a flavor-packed summer salad that will keep you coming for more.

17. Kielbasa Potato Soup

This hearty and comforting soup combines crispy kielbasa sausage, potatoes, and a creamy broth for a soul-warming soup in 40 minutes. The chili spices add a kick, and parsley gives it a refreshing twist. This soup is sure to become your new family favorite. Packed with flavors of Poland, this soup is perfect for weeknight dinners. Even your little ones are going to love it.

18. King Mackerel Fish Fry

A dream come true for seafood lovers, this Kingfish or King Mackerel Fish Fry recipe is a delicious addition to any mealtime repertoire. Marinated in a fragrant blend of spices and fried to crispy perfection, each bite of this saltwater fish with firm flesh offers a delightful harmony of textures and tastes. Serve with a garnish of fresh curry leaves, onions, and lime wedges alongside fluffy rice and sambar for a wholesome seafood meal.

19. Kit Kat cake

This Kit Kat cake is just another reason to fall in love with those chocolate-covered wafer bars all over again. Imagine layers of moist chocolate fudge cake, creamy chocolate frosting, and crunchy Kit Kat bars; all topped off with Maltesers for extra sweetness. Doesn’t it sound divine? This decadent dessert is perfect for any occasion, from birthdays to bridal showers, or simply as a sweet treat to satisfy your chocolate cravings.

20. Kimchi

This popular Korean side dish is highly versatile and is made from fermented napa cabbage, radish, and Korean chives. This vegetable-rich side dish can be eaten raw or added to your recipes for an umami flavor. Use gluten-free soy sauce or tamari for a vegan version of this recipe. The best part of this homemade kimchi is that you can customize it to your liking and dietary requirements.

21. Karahi Gosht

Originating from India, this karahi gosht is a decadent curry renowned for its bold flavors and succulent meat. Made with lamb, chicken, or beef and slow cooked in a thick gravy, it pairs perfectly with naan, roti, or rice. What sets this curry dish apart is the absence of cream or cashew paste. Instead, a myriad of exotic spices, herbs, and the slow-cooking method work together to create a complex, rich, and indulgent flavor.

22. Kachumbari

This African salad is often served as a side with seafood. Easy to prepare and not require cooking, it is a nutrient-packed salad made from tomatoes, onions, and cucumber. Season it with salt, cayenne pepper, and lemon for a zesty and refreshing salad. Budget-friendly and made with whole foods, this salad is satisfying and can be stored for a few days.

23. Knish

Treat your taste buds to the beautifully crafted Eastern European Jewish snack that’s hard to resist. The golden, flaky dough is filled with flavorful filling for a crave-worthy snack. The savory filling combines mashed potato, caramelized onion, and vegan “beef” filled in a thin buttery dough that is baked/fried for a snack bursting with flavor. This is a perfect crowd-pleaser and is sure to impress.

24. Kumara Bake

Kumara Bake is a delectable dish featuring thinly sliced golden kumara (sweet potatoes) layered with a creamy parmesan cheese-infused sauce, garlic, and aromatic rosemary. The sweetness of the kumara pairs perfectly with the creamy richness of the parmesan-infused cream sauce, while the hint of garlic and rosemary adds depth and complexity to every bite. It’s a comforting and sophisticated dish, making it a standout addition to any meal.

25. Kiwi Smoothie

Calling all smoothies lovers out there. Treat yourself to the delicious smoothie packed with sweet tarty kiwis (also known as Chinese gooseberry), banana, mangoes, and pineapples. Blended with protein rich Greek yogurt for a filling drink, this smoothie gets its vibrant green hue form spinach. Plus, it’s excellent for gut health. Substitute yogurt with coconut milk and almond butter to make it vegan. This smoothie is a win win.

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