Kale is a leafy green vegetable that belongs to the Brassica family, a group of vegetables including cabbage, collards, and brussels sprouts that have gained recent widespread attention due to their health-promoting, sulfur-containing phytonutrients.
So, dinosaur kale is good for you and has a cool name. The name initially helped sell this to the boys who thought they were eating dinosaur skin. Now that they've had it several times, it's just like spinach; they love it!
I got some in my High Ground Organics CSA box last week, so I chopped it up and did a quick saute with minced garlic and olive oil. Once it's softened, I sprinkled it with some smoked sea salt and drizzled it with a little bit more olive oil. Quick and easy side-dish.