Austrian Kale Recipe
2 bunch kale, washed
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 medium onion, coarsely chopped
2 tbsp oil
1 1/2 cup chicken stock or bouillon
4 medium potatoes, quartered
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 sour cream (garnish)
Cut the kale leaves into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Blanch them in lightly
salted boiling water for one minute. Set aside.
Saute the garlic and onion in the oil until lightly browned. Add the
chicken stock, potatoes, celery, and blanched kale. Simmer together
until potatoes fall apart and lose their shape. Stir; season with
salt and pepper, garnish with sour cream and serve.
Source: "Recipes from a Kitchen Garden" by Renee Shepherd & Fran
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