Photo: William Meppem
8 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Cut the kale into bite-size pieces, removing any tough stems. Rinse and shake dry.

Step 2

Warm the oil and garlic in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Remove the garlic as soon as it browns (don't let it burn). Add the kale and stir-fry 5 minutes. Add 1/4 cup water, cover, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Uncover and add the sugar, salt, olives, and peppers. Cook over medium-high heat until the liquid has evaporated. Spoon into a serving dish; scatter the garlic over the top. Drizzle with the balsamic vinegar. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Ratings & Reviews

Avivale's Review

June 03, 2011
I never cooked kale before and was skeptical I'd like the vegetable. This recipe was great! I am now a kale fan. Just a few modifications: I sauteed some sliced onion with the garlic. Cut the amount of sugar, and also added a splash or so of lemon juice to brighten.