Posts Tagged "spinach"

Mixed Salad Greens with Oil and Vinegar Dressing

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1 cup red wine vinegar                                                  1 tablespoon honey 1 cup olive or canola oil                                                        1 pinch of salt 1 tablespoon spicy mustard                                                1 pinch of pepper 5 Tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)               Salad greens Mix all the ingredients, except the greens, together. Toss with the salad greens and serve....

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Mixed Greens Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

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½ clove of garlic and a pinch of salt 2 to 3 cups of mixed lettuce, beet greens and /or spinach Sliced radishes Sliced scallions 2 hard cooked eggs, peeled and chopped Feta cheese Season a wooden salad bowl by rubbing it with the clove of garlic and the salt. Chop the garlic to use in the vinaigrette. Toss the mixed greens with the vinaigrette and garnish with the radishes, scallions, eggs and feta cheese. Herb Vinaigrette ¼ cup olive oil                                            2 tablespoons red wine vinegar ½ clove of chopped...

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Cannellini Beans and Wilted Greens

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1 can Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed 1 large bunch of greens, kale, New Zealand spinach leaves, radish tops, turnip greens, beet greens, or Swiss chard 6 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 5-6 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary leaves Salt and pepper to taste About 1 cup of broth or water Wash, trim and chop the greens.  Gently sauté the chopped garlic in the olive oil with the rosemary leaves, about one minute.  Add the beans and the cup of broth. Simmer this mixture for about 5 minutes until some of the beans have started to fall apart.  Add the greens to the beans...

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Parmesan NZ Spinach Cakes

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8oz. New Zealand Spinach                                                          ½ cup ricotta cheese ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese                                               2 eggs, beaten 1 clove garlic, minced                                                           ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Strip the NZ spinach leaves from the stems and pulse the leaves in a food processor until finely...

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New Zealand Spinach (Tetragonia) Warm Salad

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Wash the branches of New Zealand spinach in tepid water, changing the water until the water is clear.  Leave the water drops on the leaves and steam until the leaves have turned a darker green and the leaves are tender, about 5 minutes. The older leaves may take a few minutes longer. Drain and sprinkle the leaves while they are hot with light vinaigrette flavored with Dill or Dijon mustard. This recipe was adapted from The Kitchen Garden Cookbook and Farmer John’s Cookbook

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