Simple Garlic Greens

Well, the good news is that these greens go beautifully with any pasta recipe and take all of 15 minutes to whip up!


  • Olive oil – 3 tablespoons
  • Garlic – 5 cloves garlic
  • Winter greens – 1 bunch winter greens like kale, collards or bok choy
  • Sea salt – 1 teaspoon


  1. Strip the leaves from the stems, cut coarsely and rinse in water.
  2. Peel the garlic and smash it lightly with the back of a spoon.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  4. When the olive oil is hot, add the garlic. Saute until the garlic just begins to brown.
  5. Add the greens and toss in the pan until coated with olive oil.
  6. Cover the pan with a lid and turn the heat down to medium low. Simmer for about 10 minutes, tossing every 3 minutes or so.
  7. Add the sea salt at the end and toss again. Simple and ultra-satisfying!