Are you looking for a healthy way to add more greens to your diet?
This Instant Pot Kale recipe makes perfectly cooked kale & comes out perfectly steamed every time!
Absolutely no chopping required! The easiest way to prepare this healthy side dish. Only 5 minutes!
What is Kale anyway?
Kale is also known as leaf cabbage and it's one of the superfoods out there.
Is it healthy?
Absolutely, Kale is plentiful in fiber, cancer prevention agents (antioxidants), nutrients, minerals, and a wide scope of different supplements.
Types of Kale:
Colors - bright green, dark green, blue-green, to purple or reddish.
Flavors - bitter-sweet and earthy
What kind of Kale should I use?
You can use any kind of kale, curly, or Lacinato it's totally up to you.
I recommend getting the bags of pre-packaged and chopped kale to save time!
What's the best way to make kale?
There are sooo many was to cook kale so it's totally up to you: you can boil, blanch, braise, saute, steam or stir-fry kale.
You can use it for soups, casseroles, salads or smoothies.
You can also use the air fryer lid to make Instant Pot Kale Chips!
How to serve
Kale makes an amazing side dish. Here are some main dish ideas:
How to cook
Gather your 4 magical ingredients alongside Kale.
Take the Instant Pot and add Kale to it.
Pour in some water and cover the Instant Pot.
Set it to High Pressure for 3 minutes.
Do a Quick Release & drain all of the water from Kale completely.
Add the Kale back to your Instant Pot and pour in some olive oil.
Do not forget the salt, it's less but makes the most part of our recipe!
Now add previously minced garlic cloves and set the pot to Saute for 2 more minutes.
Keep stirring the Kale every 10 seconds.
Dish out and serve hot 🙂
Instant Pot Simple and Healthy Recipes
Instant Pot Kale
- 1 lb fresh kale tough ends removed and chopped roughly
- ½ cup water
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- salt to taste
- Place kale and water into the Instant Pot.
- Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 3 minutes.
- When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
- Take out the kale and drain all the water from the Instant Pot (It should be empty).
- Press "saute" and add olive oil.
- Add kale, salt and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
- Serve and enjoy 🙂
Welcome to my kitchen! I am Corrie, the blogger behind Corrie Cooks. I run this blog with my wife since 2017, so you can enjoy quick, easy and delicious Instant Pot recipes. Thank you for stopping by 🙂