Spicy Sautéed Kale with Shredded Cheese

For this simple kale dish, the chopped leaves are cooked in garlic-and-chile-spiked oil until just wilted, then garnished with a little shredded salty ricotta salata just before serving.

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  • Servings: 4 to 6

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  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 Fresno chile—halved, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 1/2 pounds Tuscan kale, stems discarded and leaves coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt
  • Shredded ricotta salata cheese, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. In a deep skillet, heat the oil. Add the garlic, chile and crushed pepper and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the kale in large handfuls; let wilt slightly before adding more. Cook, tossing, until the kale is barely tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice; season with salt. Transfer to a platter, sprinkle with cheese and serve.

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