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Basic Sauteed Kale

Sauteed Kale

Kale is filled with nutrients and is hearty and tasty. Simply sautee with a bit of garlic for a perfect side to any meal.

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  • 4Servings


  • 1 bunch kale, large stems stripped and discarded, leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Pinch of dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Heat oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.  Add kale and saute until it begins to wilt.  Add garlic and red pepper flakes and stir 1 minute.  Sprinkle with salt to taste and enjoy.