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Baby Kale Saute

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"What a tasty way to eat your greens! Baby kale is sautéed with caramelized onions, toasted pine nuts and golden raisins for a quick, healthy side dish. I often eat this over rice for a main meal. Baby spinach is an easy substitute."
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30 m servings 126
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Place pine nuts in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until toasted and fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring often, until starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir, about 1 minute. Stir in baby kale a few handfuls at a time until it starts to wilt. Cover and cook until kale is completely wilted and hot, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in pine nuts and golden raisins. Cool briefly before serving, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 126 calories; 5.7 17.5 4.5 0 61 Full nutrition

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I changed a few things in this recipe, so some might not consider this having made the actual recipe, but here it goes-- Substitutions, using what I had at home: walnuts for pine nuts; dried c...

A yummy recipe. I substituted dried apricots diced for the raisins and added 1/3 cup diced shitake mushrooms. Even better!

This was very good and easy to make. You can put various different herbs in this side dish and season according to your taste. It is a keeper.

I thought it was pretty good but the kale (it only came in an 11oz box) was bitter so I had to change the recipe a bit and everyone loved it. First, I had to SLOWLY caramelize the onions taking...

I omitted the golden raisins because I've never liked them but otherwise followed the recipe and it was great! Both my husband and I loved it!