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Plain and Simple Kale

To remove the stem and center vein, pull them off with your hands or cut them with a knife. The center vein isn't as tough as the stem; if the vein's chewiness bothers you, get rid of it. Fold the leaf in half and pull it away from the vein. Don't worry if you tear up the leaf.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 35 mins
  • yield: Serves 4

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound kale
  • Salt

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Remove stems (and veins, if desired) from kale. Cut or tear leaves into 1/2-inch strips.

  2. Step 2

    In 3 to 4 quarts of boiling salted water, cook the kale until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain well.

Source
Everyday Food, January/February 2003

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Reviews (1)

  • 2 Jan, 2012

    I make a simple kale but saute up a little garlic and throw in about 1/4-1/2 cup of rice vinegar in (+water). It goes with any type of dinner plan and super tasty!