Steamed Greens

Number of Servings: 6 (165 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 10 min.
Steamed Greens

Kale is only one of the many greens you can prepare with this simple and excellent approach to cooking greens. Any hearty, dark, leafy green you find in season will work with the flavors of garlic, salt, pepper, and a touch of vinegar to add a nutritious side to your meal.


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1½ lbs. kale, stemmed and chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté garlic until beginning to brown (1 minute).
  2. Add greens and water, cover pan, and steam (4 minutes). Uncover, season with salt and pepper, and stir occasionally until greens are fully wilted and water is fully evaporated (4-5 minutes).
  3. Sprinkle vinegar on greens to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 165 g

Amount per serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 177.1mg 15%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 575mg 10%
Vitamin A 566.5mcg 60%
Vitamin C 136.7mg 150%
Vitamin E 2.4mg 15%
Vitamin K 802.6mcg 670%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 160mcg 40%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.6mcg 4%
Chloride 77.1mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 108.4mg 8%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 55.1mg 15%
Zinc 0.7mg 10%
Selenium 1.3mcg 2%
Copper 1.7mg 190%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.7mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Kale, Water, Cider Vinegar, Olive Oil, Garlic, Black Pepper, Salt.

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