Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
How-To

How to Trim Kale and Chard

Kale and chard need their tough inner ribs removed before cooking. Learn a quick method for trimming them, plus an easy tip for the tenderest kale.

Sarah Breckenridge
Save to Recipe Box
Print
Add Private Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Print
Add Recipe Note

Unlike spinach, it takes a fair amount of cooking to turn kale leaves tender, and the stems are nearly impervious to tenderizing. That’s why the first step in preparing kale is trimming the stems. In this video, I’ll show you how to trim the stems away from kale, a method that works equally well on greens like chard and collards.Unlike spinach, it takes a fair amount of cooking to turn kale leaves tender, and the stems are nearly impervious to tenderizing. That’s why the first step in preparing kale is trimming the stems. In this video, I’ll show you how to trim the stems away from kale, a method that works equally well on greens like chard and collards.

Comments

Leave a Comment

Comments

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Delicious Dish

Find the inspiration you crave for your love of cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Subscribe today
and save up to 44%

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Videos

View All

Moveable Feast Logo

Season 4 Extras

Seattle, WA

Explore the Pacific Northwest as Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking travels to Seattle to get a taste of some of the freshest food on the west coast. Host Curtis Stone…

View all Moveable Feast recipes and video extras

Connect

Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks