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Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Dinosaur Kale with Garlic and Tomato

I found this type of kale at the farmer's market and couldn't wait to try it. I love greens of any sort, but kale is my favorite.

2 good bunches Dinosaur Kale, rough chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
4 oz canned diced tomato's, drained

Preheat 3 tbsp olive oil over med-high heat in a large pan. Add all of the kale and cook for about 3 minutes, moving the greens around in the pan to encourage wilting. Apply a liberal amount of salt and to the kale and toss the garlic into the pan. Continue cooking kale about 5 minutes or until greens are wilted but still firm and crunchy (**Cooks note: You can cook this to your preferred doneness. I like my kale al dente with a bit of a bite) Add tomato's and stir to combine ingredients. Cook one more minute to heat tomato's and meld flavors.


Great Big Veg Challenge said...

We have been eating kale all week -and actually really enjoyed it.

Meri said...

YUUUUMMMMMM!!!! I finally tried this recipe, my first time having kale, and its delicious! I feel like i was eating something i would find at a great italian restaurant. now that may be because of the garlic, but in either case- delish!

Meghan said...

I'm so glad you liked it!