Kale and Sweet Potato Sauté 

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IngredientsSweet Potato and Kale saute

  • 2 cups cubed and peeled sweet potatoes, cut into ½-cm cubes (about 1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion (about ½ small onion)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups kale, tightly packed, washed and torn with tough stems removed (about 1 bunch kale)
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional add-ons: avocado, fried egg, lemon wedges


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet placed over medium-high heat.
  2. Add sweet potato and onion. Sauté, stirring occasionally, for 5-8 minutes or until onions and sweet potatoes start to soften.
  3. Add garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of water and cover with a lid. Cook additional 3-4 minutes or until sweet potatoes are just about done.
  5. Add kale, toss well and continue to cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until kale is wilted and tender.
  6. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve with as a side dish or turn it into a main dish by adding on lemon wedges, avocado slices or a fried egg, if desired.


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