Posts Tagged "collards"

Tuscan Stir-fry

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My recipes are very loose but should give you an idea Over a medium heat: 1 – 2 cloves of chopped garlic.  Saute in a T of olive oil.  Add a pinch of red pepper flakes.  Cook the garlic until tender do not brown Add a package of mushrooms, broken up roughly.  Saute for a couple of minutes Add a bunch of cleaned and torn swiss chard, or kale or combo Cook until wilted. Stir and mix as this is cooking Add half  to a cup of sun dried tomatoes and toss into the swiss chard and mushroom mixture Add cooked chopped steak, sausage or chicken untill warm – toss that around to mix...

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Braised Collard Greens

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2 Tbs water   1.5 Tbs soy sauce   ¼ teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder    2 Tbs mirin or sweet sherry 1 teaspoon sugar    1 bunch collard greens   Dash of rice vinegar Remove the stems and discard and then cut the leaves crosswise into 1 inch wide ribbons. Bring the water, mirin, soy sauce, sugar and five-spice powder to a boil in a large pot. Add the collard greens; cover and reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook the greens until they are very tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Add more water if necessary to keep the mixture from drying out. Uncover the pot and continue simmering until the...

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Crispy Collard Greens

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1 bunch collard greens ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon minced garlic ¼ cup olive oil ½ teaspoon salt Wash the collard greens and cut out the stems and discard. Stack the leaves (5-10 at a time), roll them up tightly and slice thinly so you have a chiffonade of greens. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat with salt, pepper, sugar and garlic. When the oil is hot, add the collards and stir often for 15 -20 minutes or until the collards are tender. Stir them occasionally to keep them from burning. Add more oil if necessary.

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Collard Greens and Lentil Stew

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1 bunch collard greens 1 cup dry lentils 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon cumin 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 lemon, juiced 1 large onion, diced 3 teaspoons salt ¼ cup olive oil 6 cups water Dash of cayenne pepper Remove the stems from the collard greens and discard. Rinse the leaves, thinly slice them and set aside. Rinse the lentils and sort through them to remove any discolored ones or pebbles. Heat the oil in a in a large skillet or pot over low heat. Add the onions and cook until soft add the garlic and continue cooking for a few seconds. Stir in the lentils, water and salt and bring...

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Fresh Greens Pasta Pie

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6 oz. vermicelli pasta 4 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon salt 5 eggs, divided ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 teaspoons cooking oil 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 small onion, chopped Several shakes hot pepper sauce 2 cups chopped fresh greens Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a large pie plate. Cook the vermicelli according to the package directions; drain. Place in a bowl and stir in the butter and Parmesan cheese to the hot vermicelli. Beat 2 of the eggs and stir into...

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