Mélange of Kale, Potatoes, and Tomatoes with Parmesan

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4 servings


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1 pound kale
8 cups water
2 cups (1/4-inch-thick) slices Yukon gold or red potato (about 1 1/4 pounds)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 1/2 cups chopped seeded tomato
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shaved fresh Parmesan cheese


Remove stems from kale. Wash and pat dry; coarsely chop to measure 9 cups.

Bring water to a boil in a Dutch oven. Add potato; cook 5 minutes or until almost tender. Add kale; cook 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain potato mixture in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add red pepper and garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add potato mixture, reserved 1/2 cup cooking liquid, tomato, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper; stir gently. Cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Spoon 1 1/2 cups potato mixture onto each of 4 plates. Drizzle each serving with 1/2 teaspoon oil. Arrange 1 tablespoon cheese over each serving.

Created date

September 1999

Nutritional Information

Calories 288
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 9.1 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 4.8 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 11.8 g
Carbohydrate 45.7 g
Fiber 6.2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 5.1 mg
Sodium 493 mg
Calcium 320 mg