Creamed Kale with Red Pepper

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs of fresh kale, stems removed
  • 1 cup bell pepper diced (red or orange)
  • 2 tbs of unsalted butter
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1 cup half and half
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
This a unique preparation for Kale and it is absolutely delicious, especially in this creamy sauce.

  • Wash kale throughly.
  • Cut or tear leaves in to small pieces
  • Place kale and red peppers in a saute pan using medium high heat and add 1/4 cup of water.
  • Reduce heat and cover. Cook for about 5 minutes until leaves are wilted.
  • Remove kale and peppers from pan and set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a sauce pan.
  • Add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon constantly for about 1 minute.
  • Whisk in half and half and stir to mix until sauce is smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and add in the kale and peppers and sugar.
 

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