An easy way to cook kale is to use a steamer basket or the microwave to simply steam it, add seasonings and eat. Kale is a cruciferous leafy green that provides plenty of vitamins A, C and K and includes potassium, calcium and fiber.
Kale is versatile and works well as a freshly steamed or sauteed side dish. It also cooks up well in soups, adding texture and flavor to traditional chicken soup or squash soup.
A popular way to cook kale is to spray it with oil and bake it in the oven to create a kale chip that is healthier than traditional potato chips. Kale also works well raw in salads.