Lucky Dog Hard Cider Sautéed Kale

Enjoy this delicious vegetable side dish as is or combine it with our Colcannon recipe for an outstanding Irish recipe!
Course Side Dish


  • 4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp coarse kosher salt
  • 12 cups chopped kale stems removed
  • 6 tbsp Somerset Ridge Lucky Dog Hard Cider


  • Heat oil in a large skillet or large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and salt and cook, stirring often until the onion starts to soften and brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add kale and stir to coat with the onions.
  • Add 2 tablespoons Lucky Dog Hard Cider, cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir again and check if there is moisture on the bottom of the pan. If it has dried up, add 1 to 2 more tablespoons of Lucky Dog.
  • Cover and continue cooking, until the kale is tender, 3 to 5 minutes more.
  • Remove lid and check kale for tenderness.
  • Top wit your favorite topping! Ex: pancetta, sliced almonds, pine nuts