Recently there has been a lot of press about the benefits of including Kale in your diet. In our family, we have been consuming it regularly, following a recipe from my godfather, Uncle Fred. We first posted this recipe 2 &1/2 years ago, but in case you missed it, here it is again. Good and healthful eating!
To read about Uncle Fred, please refer to ‘Uncle Fred, The Godfather‘
2 lbs. kale, washed, thick stems removed and discarded, leaves and tender stems chopped coarse*
2 cups of oil-cured black olives, preferably pitted
12 cloves of garlic, sliced
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons crushed hot chili peppers
2 cups water
- Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat.
- Add the garlic and sauté until translucent. Do not let burn.
- Add the olives, and stir well. When they begin to puff up, shut the heat and add the hot pepper flakes and stir well.
- Return the heat to medium, add 1/4 cup of water and add the kale in bunches stirring continuously so it does not burn. Continue adding water and kale until…
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