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Melted Tuscan Kale

Melted Tuscan Kale is braised kale, chopped onion, garlic and a little heat, an amazing comfort food that is super healthy. Inspired and adapted from The Italian Country Table by Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2


  • 1 bunch of Tuscan kale
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion minced
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3/4 water or 1/2 cup water and 1/4 cup concentrated beef stock
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
  • red pepper flakes to taste


  • Saute onion until golden in olive oil. Add garlic, saute about a minute.
  • Add in chopped kale and 1/4 cup water. Simmer until the water evaporates, add another 1/4 cup. Add in the concentrated beef stock or just more water. Kale will be braised, but still have body when done. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes.