Sauteed Kale or Chard with Garlic


Sauteed Kale or Chard with Garlic

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March 29, 2017

Sauteed Kale or Chard with Garlic


1 bunch chard or kale

2 T olive oil

2 garlic cloves or 1 scape, minced

1⁄4 t crushed red pepper flakes


1.5 T red wine vinegar (or juice of 1⁄2 lemon)


1Remove the stems and midribs from the greens, and cut these into half-inch pieces. Coarsely chop the leaves. Rinse well, but do not dry.

2 Heat oil, garlic, and pepper in a large skillet on medium-low heat, until the garlic is just beginning to color.

3 Add the stems and ribs and season to taste with salt.

4 Cook, stirring occasionally, until nearly tender, about 2 minutes. Add the leaves and cook, partially covered, until leaves and stems are tender, 3-5 minutes.

5 Season with vinegar. Or substitute salt and vinegar with soy sauce.