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This easy sautéed kale with garlic and olive oil gets a slight kick from red chili flakes. It's a fantastic side dish and becomes a meal when tossed with al dente pasta Slideshow:  Recipes for Greens 

Emily Farris
August 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the garlic and chili flakes and sauté for two minutes, until the garlic just begins to brown.

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  • Add the kale in batches and toss to coat with oil. When all of the kale is added to the pan, cover and sauté for 5 minutes.

  • Remove the lid, season with salt and pepper, and continue cooking for three minutes, or until the moisture has mostly evaporated. Serve immediately.

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