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Garlicky Winter Greens Recipe

Looking for an easy Garlicky Winter Greens recipe? Learn how to make Garlicky Winter Greens using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



In the South, collards are the winter greens of choice, but here in Vermont we can choose from any number of winter greens - use the best quality olive oil you can for this recipe. "The Onion Skin," December 2008. kale, collards, spinach, mustard greens or chard, olive oil, onion, garlic, dried hot chile pepper or hot jalapeño pepper or a red chili flakes to taste cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Garlicky Winter Greens

1 pound kale (=1 large bunch?) or collards or spinach or mustard greens, or chard
3 tbs. olive oil, divided
1 onion, diced
1 garlic clove
1 dried hot chile pepper (11962) or 1 hot jalapeño pepper or a few red chili flakes to taste
1 Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Garlicky Winter Greens

  1. If using spinach, skip the de-stemming. Othewise, remove the tough inner stem from greens and blanch

  2. in a big pot of salted boiling water (collards will take 3-5 minutes, kale 2-3 minutes, chard 1-2 minutes). Drain in a strainer. When cool, remove and squeeze out most of the liquid and chop.

  3. In a large sauté pan, gently heat a tablespoon of olive oil and sauté a chopped onion over moderately low heat for about 10 minutes until softened. Crush garlic and a hot chili pepper and cook until the garlic is just becoming golden (being careful not to overcook garlic!). Add the drained greens and another tablespoon of olive oil and toss until hot. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Side Dish, American-Southern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 101.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
85
Calories from Fat
63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.0g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
61mg
3%
Potassium
451mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
4.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
2.3g
Vitamin A 142% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 8% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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