City Catering Company in Seattle likes to use dinosaur kale—also called lacinato kale, cavolo nero, and black kale—in this speedy side dish.
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons mirin (sweet rice wine)
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds dinosaur kale, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
How to Make It
Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add kale; toss to coat. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add half of kale mixture to pan; sauté 4 minutes or until wilted and tender. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining kale mixture.