How to Cook Kale (A stove-top Recipe)

How to Cook Kale (A stove-top Recipe)
Have you ever wondered how to cook kale? There are probably many techniques, but here is a very quick and simple recipe that I love, and hope you will also enjoy! Kale makes quite a tasty, healthy side dish :) How to Cook Kale (A Stove-top Recipe) Ingredients (about 4 servings): 2 Tbsp. light or... Scroll down for the rest!
How to Cook Kale

Have you ever wondered how to cook kale? There are probably many techniques, but here is a very quick and simple recipe that I love, and hope you will also enjoy! Kale makes quite a tasty, healthy side dish 🙂

How to Cook Kale (A Stove-top Recipe)

Ingredients (about 4 servings):

  • 2 Tbsp. light or extra light olive oil
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced (I used 4 large cloves)
  • ready-to-cook kale (about 6 big handfuls)
  • salt and pepper to taste (I didn’t use coarse salt and pepper just because I didn’t want the kale to be gritty)

Instructions:

  1. Make sure the kale is clean. If you didn’t buy it from a ready-to-cook bag, you will probably need to soak it in some water and rinse off all the dirt. I rinsed my ready-to-cook kale anyway, and picked through it and pulled out any loose stems and yucky looking leaves. If the kale leaves aren’t already torn, just tear them up a bit into smaller pieces (but not too small). cook kale
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan. Add the minced garlic and mix with a spatula or something that won’t scrape the pan (keep mixing so the garlic doesn’t burn). After about 30 seconds, add the kale and keep mixing for another 2-4 minutes. saute kale with garlic
  3. Remove from heat and add salt and pepper to taste (start with a small amount and add a little more if needed). sauteed kale
  4. Serve immediately with a delicious meal (like the one below!).

    Healthy Dinner with Cooked Kale

    Cooked Kale with baked sweet potatoes, zucchini sauteed in coconut oil, and hard boiled egg

*Inspired by THIS recipe.

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