Broccoli and Kale Stir Fry with Sliced Almonds

Get your greens fix with this quick kale and broccoli stir-fry, which gets a little crunch from sliced almonds. Slideshow:  Stir-Fry Recipes 

Broccoli and Kale Stir Fry with Sliced Almonds
Photo: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 medium shallots, peeled and sliced

  • 1 1/4 pounds broccoli crowns, stems peeled and heads cut into quarters

  • 1/2 pound kale, de-stemmed and roughly chopped

  • Zest of 1 medium lemon

  • Juice of 1/2 medium lemon, about 1 tablespoon

  • 2 ounces freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano, about 1/2 cup

  • 1/4 cup sliced toasted almonds

  • Kosher or sea salt, to taste

  • Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the oil then add the sliced shallots. Cook shallots until soft and lightly browned, about 2 minutes.

  2. Increase heat to medium-high. Stir in the broccoli and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the kale, and continue cooking until the broccoli is tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat.

  3. Stir in the lemon zest, lemon juice, cheese, and almonds. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve warm.

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