These little fish are gaining popularity. This recipe is a simple way to give them a try!
In large covered pot steam kale in 1/2-inch water until softened, about 3-4 minutes. Set aside.
In large saucepan over medium heat add oil, garlic, kale and red pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper to taste. Sauté mixture until kale wilts, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Add cooked pasta and stir gently until heated through.
Spoon mixture on four plates and arrange sardines on top. Dust with cheese and serve immediately.
NOTED: Sardines canned in olive oil may be used with 1/2 cup tomato sauce. Cooked fresh sardines may be used with 1/2 cup tomato sauce.