Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C.

Shiitake and Kale

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 pan, cover and let steam for 4 minutes.

LOWER FAT OPTION: saute in water instead of oil. Add just a drizzle of olive or sesame oil before serving to enhance flavors.