Kale in a Smashed Tomato Sauce

A rustic, versatile side dish packed with flavor! Kale simmered in a smashed tomato sauce.


  • 1 bunch kale, stalks removed and chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, whole
  • 1 tsp. garlic
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. ground clove *
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cardamom *
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon


  • Drizzle a preheated pan with a generous amount of olive oil.
  • Add mustard seeds till they sizzle.
  • Add garlic and let it browns slightly.
  • Slit the tomatoes, add to the pan and cover to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Uncover and with a slotted spoon, press down on the tomatoes till they smash and become pulpy.
  • Add the spices and kale. Mix well and cover for another 15 minutes.
  • Turn heat off and let cool slightly before serving.

Super quick, tasty and nutritious! Enjoy as a side dish to a number of entrees.

  • Can be substituted with garam masala.

One Comment Add yours

  1. Seemin Zaidi says:

    Yum 😋. Will try 

    Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone


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