Garlicky Greens with Ginger and Lemon

A plate of prepared leafy greens in garlic.
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Recipe Source: 


  • 3 Tbsp low-sodium chicken broth or olive oil
  • 1 large bunch (about 1 lb) greens (kale, chard, mustard, beet greens, or collards), cut crosswise with stems removed
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 18 tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Parmesan Cheese (optional)


  1.  Heat broth or oil in saute pan over medium heat.
  2.  Add greens, garlic, ginger, and salt, stirring until greens wilt, about 1 12 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and drizzle on lemon juice.
  4.  Top with parmesan (optional) and serve.
Nutrition Info: 
With chicken broth and kale: 23 Calories, 2 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 3g Carbohydrates, 1 g Total sugars (0 g Added sugars), 2g Fiber, 1 g Total fat (0 g sat), 164 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Calcium


Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S.

Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, is a New York Times award-winning author of 30 books on detox, health, and healing, including the international bestselling Fat Flush Plan and Zapped! Visit her blog and join her online Fat Flush Community.