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Red Russian Kale

Here is one of my favorite recipes for Red Russian Kale. This dish work great as a bed to serve grilled chicken or steak on, or it also makes a great side dish.


Red Russian Kale

Garlic or Onion

Olive Oil

Seasoning (salt, pepper, and whatever else you might like)

Red wine

Peppers (optional)

Mushrooms (optional)


  1. Trim out the stem with a pair of scissors.
  2. Cut across the leaf, making 1" sections or strips.
  3. Saute' garlic and/or onion in olive oil on low heat, season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add peppers and mushrooms if you want. (mushrooms are superb in this dish!!)
  5. When onions/garlic is done i.e. translucent. Turn up heat to med/high and add 1/4 cup of red wine and the kale.
  6. Cover with tight fitting lid, and let cook 10 - 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat and serve.