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Sautéed Garlicky Kale with Onions, Pine Nuts, and Craisins

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4


  • 2 tbsp craisins
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts toasted
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 sweet yellow onion sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 3 cups of kale chopped
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste


  • Soak the craisins in the hot water until plump, about 10 minutes. Make sure to reserve the water in which the craisins are soaked.
  • Heat a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the pine nuts and cook, stirring often, until the nuts are golden brown and fragrant.
  • Add the olive oil to the sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring often, for 4-5 minutes or until softened and golden brown. Add the minced garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add the kale, plumped craisins, and reserved water then cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until kale has wilted. Toss in the toasted pine nuts then season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Enjoy.