The World's Healthiest Foods

Sautéed Greens

This recipe is a great tasting way of receiving the many health benefits of the super food kale. The leeks are a delicious complement, and this dish can be made very easily, so you can have it often. Adding the oil at the end gives it a rich taste without heating it, making this even healthier than most sautéed greens.

Sautéed Greens Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

1 cup sliced leeks, about 1 leek
4 cups chopped kale
1/4 cup + 1 TBS chicken or vegetable broth
3 medium cloves garlic, pressed
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
salt and black pepper to taste

  1. Heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-12 inch non-stick skillet. Healthy Sauté sliced leeks in broth over medium low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add kale, ¼ cup broth, cover and simmer on low heat for about 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Toss with pressed garlic, lemon juice, soy sauce, olive oil, salt and pepper.
    Serves 2

    Serves 2

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