Kale & Adzuki Beans


2 tbsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup Shitake mushrooms, chopped

1 bunch fresh kale, roughly chopped

3-4 tbsp water

1 cup Adzuki beans, cooked

1/2 tsp cumin

1/8 tsp chili powder

1/8 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tbsp honey

1/4 tsp cider vinegar

Salt & pepper, to taste

Heat olive oil in saucepan, and add garlic and mushrooms–saute until just softened.  Add Kale–coat with oil, and allow to cook until slightly softened.  Add water to kale, and allow to simmer on low, about 10-15 min.  Add Adzuki beans to mixture–allow to simmer additional few min until kale is tender, and add more water if needed, ans stirring ocassionally. Add seasonings and spices to kale –mix in honey and vinegar, and stir.  Remove from heat, and season with salt & pepper to taste.


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