Using a separate pan to roast the kale helps it achieve that wonderful, crispy texture, while a slower cook for the mushrooms gets them perfectly roasted. Pro tip: Be sure to use well-cleaned bite-size pieces of mushrooms—whether that means a smaller variety or using pieces of a larger mushroom.
The whole thing is tossed with olive oil, garlic, lemon, and olives—essential ingredients in a Mediterranean diet. Even the creamy base has roots in that region: It’s made up of Greek yogurt, with salty garlic mixed in. “This is the condiment I reach for more than just about any other” Swanson writes. “It adds a creamy component that works with everything.”