I’ve been laying low since Thanksgiving, cleaning my house with abandon, giving away everything the boys and I don’t use. That said, in between sorting stuff and testing desserts for the upcoming holidays, I’ve been relying on some staple seasonal vegetable dishes to take me through the dark season.
This is an easy, family favorite. Just steam the kale and sprinkle with gomasio.
Rinse the kale, slice into ribbons and steam over medium heat for 3-5 minutes, until bright green; uncover after cooking and leave in pot to maintain warmth
Place sesame seeds in a 9 inch cast iron skillet
over medium heat
Roast for 10 minutes, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon
until seeds turn golden brown
Place sesame seeds and salt in a suribachi
or mortar and pestle
and grind them into a coarse meal
When cooled, transfer to a glass container
Place kale in a serving dish and sprinkle with gomasio
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 23 mins
This savory gluten-free vegetable dish is perfect for a cozy winter meal.