Ginger Kale with Scallions


How do I love Kale? Let me count the ways! I love Kale today with fresh ginger and green onions.

1 bunch Lacinato dinosaur kale
1/2 cup chopped scallions
3 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
1 teaspoon olive or sesame oil, optional

1. Cut off the stalks from the leafy part of the kale. Set these aside to use for a green juice. Or chop into small pieces.
2. In a large stock pot, add water, about 3 inches deep and bring to a boil. Add the greens, cover and cooked for no more than 5 minutes.
3. During this time, spread oil, if using, evenly on a heavy skillet or wok and turn heat to medium high. When hot, fry the ginger and scallions for about 2 minutes, stirring regularly. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time if necessary, to prevent sticking Do not let the ginger burn or get too brown.
4. With tongs, remove the greens from the water, shake the excess water off into the pot and place them in the fry pan.
5. Toss and mix greens with the ginger and scallions. Cook greens for several minutes. Remove from heat. Serve immediately.

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