Sauted Garlic Kale

LocalFoodRocks's picture

Jan. 04, 2012

Eat your greens! This recipe is so easy and takes no time at all. Just a quick saute.


Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , sliced
Kale 4 Cup (64 tbs) , coarsely chopped (washed, dried and stems removed)
Salt To Taste (Other(Full absorption))
Stock 1 Cup (16 tbs) (chicken, beef or vegetable stock may be used)
Red pepper flakes 2 Pinch , crushed (Optional)



1. Take a pan and heat it to a medium with some olive oil, add the garlic, saute for a couple of minutes till it turns golden in color.

2. At this point add the kale, toss it well to mix and add a pinch of salt. Add the stock, mix all the ingredients well, cover and let it cook for a while, checking every few minutes, tossing everything to make sure the greens are wilting down evenly.

3. Lastly add 2 pinches of red pepper flakes (optional), stir and turn off the heat.


4. Serve as a side dish with chicken or fish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 239Calories from Fat 156

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 436 mg18.17%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%


Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet