Garlic and Chilli Cavolo Nero

Other varieties of kale, spinach, swiss chard or cabbage would also work well - Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley


1 tbsp unsalted butter

3 garlic cloves, finely sliced

1 red chilli (to taste), finely sliced

400g cavolo nero, stalks removed and leaves sliced into 2cm ribbons


1. Heat the butter in a large frying pan set over a medium heat. Add the garlic and fry for 1 minutes, until turning light golden, then add the chilli and cavolo nero. Season and stir for 3-4 minutes, until the cavolo nero has wilted.

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Garlic and Chilli Cavolo Nero
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes

Serves: 6 - 8

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 157
Fat 2.9g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Carbohydrate 1g
Sugars 0.7g
Protein 1.9g
Salt 0.1g
Fibre 1.6g

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