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  • Liz Hoobchaak

Wilted Green Powerhouse Salad

Updated: Nov 6, 2022

This side dish has such simple ingredients but it packs a punch! The green cabbage, kale and spinach are powerhouse veggies and are loaded with nutrients. They are among some of the healthiest foods you can consume.


1 head of green cabbage, chopped

1 bunch kale, chopped

3 cups spinach

1 large leek, chopped

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1 Serrano pepper, de-seeded and chopped

1 jalapeño, de-seeded and chopped

2 tsp vinegar

2 tsp honey

1tsp salt

3 tbsp butter

2 tbsp olive oil

chili pepper flakes for garnish

pine nuts for garnish for garnish


  1. Heat a large Dutch Oven or ceramic pot on the stovetop on medium and melt butter.

  2. Add leeks and cook for 2 minutes. Add garlic and peppers and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently so the garlic does not burn.

  3. Add cabbage, kale, spinach and olive oil. Let sauté for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until all the greens are wilted.

  4. Add honey, vinegar and salt. Stir together.

  5. Garnish with chili flakes and pine nuts and enjoy!

This recipe yields 6-8 servings.

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