Kale and Shiitake Stir Fry

kale - incredibly healthy

Kale is an incredibly healthy cruciferous vegetable.  It contains lots of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and has an alkalizing effect on the body . There are many varieties of kale such as black kale, purple kale and curly kale. Enjoy this quick recipe!

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings



1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms

1 tablespoon olive oil

1-2 cloves crushed garlic

1 bunch kale, chopped

pinch of salt



1.   Warm oil in pan on medium heat with minced garlic until aromas of garlic are released, about 2-3 minutes.

2.   Add chopped shiitake mushrooms, stir-fry for 5 minutes.

3.   Add chopped kale, stir-fry for a couple of minutes.

4.   Add a splash of water and pinch of salt to the kale and shiitake mushrooms, cover and let steam for 4 minutes.



Recipe shared by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition