Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  2. Add kale and boil for 2-3 minutes, until slightly wilted. Drain in a colander.
  3. In a large skillet or wok, heat oil and butter, add garlic, onion and ginger, and sauté until onion is softened.
  4. Add kale, tossing until combined.
  5. Cover and cook on low heat just until kale is tender.
  6. Sprinkle with lime juice and toss. Grind fresh pepper over kale and serve.
Most Helpful

I first made this recipe back in the 90's and I made it again last week for Thanksgiving after finding the recipe here online (I lost the cookbook). It is still a big hit, and I never tire of hearing "please pass the kale," "mmm, that's really good kale," "can I have some more kale, please?" at the kitchen table. Definitely an easy preparation and an enjoyable intro to kale if you're a first-timer.

Inman Ann December 03, 2013

We are going to get a lot of kale this year through the CSA we I'm searching for interesting kale recipes. We tried this tonight--and we thought it was pretty good. Next time I would use a little less ginger--but the ginger I have currently is a little more potent than normal. Also, I used a little sprinkling of lemon juice on top instead of the lime juice because that is what I had on hand. We cooked our kale where it still had a little bit of crunch "bite" and wasn't mush. Overall--pretty good!

KitchenAndCraftAdventures June 02, 2010