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Wilted Kale with Farro and Walnuts

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

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)


  • 1 cup pearled farro
  • 2 teaspoons walnut oil
  • 3 1/2 cups lacinato kale, stemmed and chopped
  • 1/3 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
  • 4 teaspoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons walnut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons toasted chopped walnuts


1. Prepare farro. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add 2 teaspoons walnut oil and chopped kale; cook 2 minutes. Add chicken stock; cover and cook 4 minutes. Combine vinegar and maple syrup in a bowl. Add farro, 2 teaspoons walnut oil, and kosher salt. Add kale mixture and walnuts.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 256
  • Fat: 8.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 143mg

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