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Simple Sautéed Kale Recipe

Add some kale into your meals with this Sauteed Kale recipe from

I love kale. Okay, that’s an understatement. I’m obsessed with kale. I’m growing it in our garden right now and, until I can harvest it, I purchase it every week at the grocery store. One bunch is enough for two meals, so we have it twice a week. But if I could, I would make it for every meal. I make a spicy kale recipe (which Pete loves) and a simple sautéed kale recipe that’s great if you’re in the mood for something mellow.

The only difference between the spicy kale recipe and this simple sautéed kale is red pepper flakes. There are none in this recipe and some in our spicy kale recipe.

Simple Sautéed Kale Recipe

Simple Sautéed Kale Ingredients:

How To Make Simple Sautéed Kale:

Wash the kale.

Cut the rib out of the kale, then cut the kale leaves into strips.

In a pan, heat up the olive oil.

Put the kale, plus a pinch of salt and the garlic powder, in the pan. Cook the kale down for about eight minutes, then add another pinch of salt.

Cook the kale down another seven minutes. You want the kale to start to wilt, but not wilt like spinach would. Leave some bite to it.

Serve warm.

What can you serve with sautéed kale?

We usually serve this simple sautéed kale with chicken or pasta. Last week, I served it with a spinach and ricotta ravioli. It would actually be perfect with our kale pesto ravioli too.