Kale Stew with Lentils and Potato Recipe

Went to the grocery store and lots of my fav things were on sale. Here's today's recipe. Next post will be potential list of things to make.

Recipe: Kale Stew with Potatoes and Lentils (as always, all ingredients are approximations)

2 tbs evoo
1/2 medium onion, chopped
3 cloved of garlic, chopped
1 head of kale, finely chopped, washed but only lightly rinsed
3 tbs soy sauce
1 tbs balsamic vinegar
5 spice mix (see below)
1 large baking potato, 1/2 in cubed
1/2 cup dry lentils
1 quart of water
salt & pepper along the way

5 spice mix - pre mix in small separate bowl:
-heaping tsp cumin
-heaping tsp paprika
-tsp sesame seed
-1/2 tsp cinnamon
-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
salt & pepper

Directions: in large sauce pan, heat evoo over med high, add onion and garlic, stir til slightly brown, add kale, stir well (folding is good since there's a lot). Ad five spice, fold more until kale is wilted. Add potatoes and lentils. Stir well and add water. Cover, bring to boil. Simmer 40-45 minutes until lentil et al are tender.