Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Recipe from Cooking Light

Lacinato kale is also called Tuscan, dinosaur, or black kale. You can also use regular curly kale.


  • 1 tablespoon light coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 seeded minced jalapeño
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 8 cups lacinato kale, stemmed and chopped
  • 1/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. 1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add 1 tablespoon light coconut milk and canola oil. Add jalapeño and ginger; cook 1 minute. Add kale; cook 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup light coconut milk, water, and sugar; cover and cook 4 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup light coconut milk, lime juice, and kosher salt.


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Laraine Perri,
September 2013

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 69
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Sodium: 99mg