Long-Cooked Kale, Please


Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

One Good Dish

By David Tanis

Published 2013

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Not to sound cranky, but to say that I am baffled by the current craze for eating kale raw is an understatement. And kale chips? Barbecue-flavored? Do enlighten me. On the other hand, cooked kale is wonderful, especially long cooked. In Portugal, fabulous deep-green kale soups are simmered for hours. Here is a recipe for 30-minute kale, but you can cook it even longer. Use lacinato (dinosaur) kale if it’s available. Serve in bowls with plenty of the delicious broth, good for sopping up with crusty bread.