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Easy Steamed Greens

 

Prep time:                        5 minutes

Cooking time:             15 minutes

Yields:                                2 people

 

Ingredients: 

1 bunch kale, collard greens, chard, or turnip greens
sprinkle of sea salt

 

Directions: 

Prepare the greens by removing the center stemsand roughly chopping them into pieces. Place them in a collander and rinse them under cold water. In a large pot add enough water to cover the bottom of the pot (about 1/4") and add a sprinkle of sea salt. Bring the water to a boil, add the stems, cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender. then add the leaves the greens and reduce to medium and cook for 5 minutes for kale or chard, 10 minutes for collards, until the greens are bright vivid green. Very good with a drizzle of olive oil, chili flakes or a squeeze of lemon juice.