Braised Kale

Side Dishes.
Calcium-rich kale has a piquant flavor and coarse texture, which lends itself to this simple but tasty dish. Try it as an accompaniment to roast pork. 

Braised Kale


Quantity Ingredients
1 bunch kale, washed
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
Salt and pepper


1. Remove tough stems from kale. In large saucepan, bring about 1/2 inch of water to boil; add kale. Return to boil; simmer, covered for 3 to 4 minutes or until limp. 2. Drain well and chop coarsely. 3. In same saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook garlic about 1 minute or until softened. 4. Add kale; cook, stirring, for 1 minute until heated through. 5. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately. 

Source: The Lactose-Free Family Cookbook by Jan Main, MacMillan Canada, 1996.