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10 Ways to Cook Kale

Steamed Kale

It doesn't get much easier -- or versatile -- than steamed kale. If you need a quick side dish for a fillet of salmon, perhaps, or roasted chicken, or a juicy grilled steak (you get the idea), steamed kale is just the ticket. All you have to do is trim away the kale leaves from the tough stems, chop them up, melt some butter in a Dutch oven, and steam the kale about a pound at a time for a few minutes each.