Gomen (Kale Side Dish)

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Gomen

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceThis recipe was featured in our A Mosaic of Flavors cooking series with Mulu Tewelde.
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time45 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

Add a little spice to your greens with this delectable side dish. 

Ingredients

6 pounds
kale (frozen, or collard greens or spinach)
3  
onion, red (cut into strips)
5 cloves
garlic (crushed)
1 teaspoon
ginger, fresh (grated)
3  
tomato
3  
pepper, jalapeño
   
vegetable oil (or olive oil)
   
salt (to taste)
   
black pepper (to taste)

Instructions

Let greens thaw for about 30 minutes.

Cut onions into long, thin slices and fry in olive oil until brown. Crush garlic and cut each crushed clove into 3-4 pieces. Add garlic to the onions and cook 5 minutes on low heat. Add greens. If using frozen greens, cook 45 minutes, covered. If using fresh greens, don’t cover and cook about 30 minutes.

Dice tomatoes and cut jalapenos into long thin strips. Add tomatoes and jalapenos and cook uncovered for 15-20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste