Grilling lettuce adds a distinct flavor to the side dish. Grilling kale adds a crisp note, making it a perfect pairing to a hearty burger or barbecued chicken recipe.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 1995


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5 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine kale, 1 tablespoon oil, salt, and pepper in a large zip-top heavy-duty plastic bag; seal bag, and shake to coat. Remove kale from bag, and place in a wire grilling basket coated with cooking spray. Prepare grill. Place grill basket on grill rack, and grill 5 minutes on each side or until kale begins to char around edges.

  • Place kale in a large bowl. Combine remaining oil and vinegar; stir well with a wire whisk. Pour vinegar mixture over kale; toss well. Serve kale immediately.

Nutrition Facts

75 calories; calories from fat 56%; fat 4.7g; saturated fat 0.6g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 1g; iron 1.2mg; sodium 173mg; calcium 91mg.