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Basic Sauteed Kale

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"Simply sautéed kale seasoned with a blast of sherry vinegar is a deluxe combination."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 101 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 x 1/2 cup servings)

Directions

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  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add kale and cook, tossing with two large spoons, until bright green, about 1 minute. Add water, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the kale is tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Push kale to one side, add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil to the empty side and cook garlic and crushed red pepper in it until fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Stir in vinegar to taste and salt.

Footnotes

  • Recipe Tips & Notes:
  • When preparing kale for these recipes, remove the tough ribs, chop or tear the kale as directed, then wash it---allowing some water to cling to the leaves. The moisture helps steam the kale during the first stages of cooking.
  • By EatingWell.com. © Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 101 calories; 5.4 g fat; 12 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 195 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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UPDATE!! I took my leftover Kale and tossed it in with some pasta and some white beans! OMG! Delicious!!Simple and Delicious! This made a nice addition to my dinner tonight! My only changes were...

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A tasty way to keep a nutritious food light and tasty! Keep in mind that it will cook down to about two cups in the end.

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UPDATE!! I took my leftover Kale and tossed it in with some pasta and some white beans! OMG! Delicious!!Simple and Delicious! This made a nice addition to my dinner tonight! My only changes were...

Waaaaay better than I was expecting. And so easy. I used vegetable broth that was already opened and needed to be used instead of water. So good!

Excellent!!!

This was our first time to cook and eat Kale and let me tell you, this recipe is sensational! My husband prepared the Kale while I prepared stuffed pork chops. Such a spectacular taste sensation...

A tasty way to keep a nutritious food light and tasty! Keep in mind that it will cook down to about two cups in the end.

Can I just sauté it in a skillet! Don’t have a Dutch oven

This recipe has great flavor and is simple to make! Loved the added crushed pepper flavor. My only changes: no salt (wasn't needed) and I drizzled balsamic reduction on it just before serving.

So good

I used half a bag of cleaned kale. After sautéing for a minute and adding the water, I only cooked the kale about three minutes, just slightly wilted and drained the little bit of water remainin...