German Comfort Food: Grünkohl Recipe
A simple hearty kale dish straight from Germany
NYC New American restaurant Hospoda is the place to be for beer-inspired (and paired) cuisine. In honor of #GermanyDay, we borrowed a recipe for grünkohl, a stewed kale and sausage dish that's a comfort food of Executive Chef Rene Stein. Says Stein:
"My mom made an awesome grünkohl! It's basically a kale stew with speck and smoked sausage. The key is making sure the kale is tender and adding the mustard seeds and Dijon mustard."
- Sauté the speck, kielbasa and potato in the duck fat until golden brown.
- Add the kale, chicken stock and mustard seeds.
- Cook for about 2 hours on low heat.
- Finish with salt and pepper serve with Dijon mustard.
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