Simple Braised Kale

You can use this basic recipe with any kind of greens!  Like spinach, collard greens, Asian greens, etc.  It's just so fresh tasting!

  • 2-4 TBLS olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼-1/2 cup scallions or onions, chopped
  • ½ pound kale, chopped
  • ¼-1/2 cup water or broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • Vinegar to taste
  • Parmesan cheese to taste (optional)

Heat oil in large skillet. Add onions and garlic. Sauté 1 min. Do not brown. Add kale, water/broth, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Braise until desired tenderness is reached and most of the liquid is cooked off. Top each serving with a dash of vinegar and parmesan cheese, if desired. Serve hot.