Soy-Sesame Kale

Soy-Sesame Kale

City Catering Company in Seattle likes to use dinosaur kale—also called lacinato kale, cavolo nero, and black kale—in this speedy side dish.

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


  • 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 none garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds dinosaur kale, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • none Cooking spray


1. 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 59none
  • Fat: 2.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 8g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 248mg
  • Calcium: 74mg

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