Category Archives: Cooking Greens

Spigarello Spaghetti

Bewildered by Spigarello?  It’s a relative of Broccoli and has a slightly sharp taste reminiscent of Broccoli Rabe.   INGREDIENTS 1 bunch Spigarello, remove thick stems, wash and rough chop 1 package spaghetti 1 bottle of dry red wine (we used Zinfandel) … Continue reading

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Potato Kale Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 4 cups vegetable broth 1 Tablespoon Olive oil 1 medium carrot, diced into 1/4-inch cubes (about 1 cup) 1 cup diced celery 1 medium potato, diced into 1/2-inch cubes 2 cups … Continue reading

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Marinated Parsley Kale Salad

This is a great foundation recipe. 2 bunches parsley – I prefer the flat Italian but you can use the curly too 1 bunch kale – I like the white or red russian and of course the lacinato kale is … Continue reading

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Stewed Greens and Tomatoes

From the NY Times … inspired by a Greek recipe from Diane Kochilas’s book “The Greek Vegetarian.”  This works with any kind of green – including kale, swiss chard, amaranth, purslane … try a combination, there’s no limit! INGREDIENTS: 2 … Continue reading

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Quelites Quinoa Pilaf

Quelites are a versatile and nutritious green that can be sauteed like Spinach.  Try this easy side dish, or one of our other favorite recipes such as Quelites Dip. Ingredients: Onion – 1 medium , small dice Garlic – 1 … Continue reading

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Savory Squash Cake

Ingredients: (serves 4) 3-4 cups of 1/2 inch peeled and diced Winter Squash (Butternut, or any type on hand) Sage – either 1 tablespoon minced fresh, or 1 teaspoon dried 1 cup of Quinoa (or try Earthly Choice Heritage Blend) … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe and Bean Soup

Broccoli Rabe (or Rapini) is a favorite for quick saute with garlic and served up as a side, or sometimes added to a pasta dish with sausage.  But it also makes a great soup! Ingredients: 1-2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 … Continue reading

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