Braised Greens, 10/14/13
Bernadette Gunn Rhodes
Fit 2 Live Coordinator
2 tablespoons olive oil
12 cup minced celery
12 cup minced carrot
1 cup minced onion, any type
1 clove garlic, mashed
1/2 teaspoon thyme
3 cups greens of your choice (Swiss chard, kale, turnip, mustard orcollard), chopped
18 cup water or broth
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
12 teaspoonred pepper flakes (optional)
Remove greens' stems and cut leavesinto bite-sized pieces. Wash well.
Heat a deep skillet or shallowsaucepan over medium heat. Add oil.
Add celery, carrot and onion andcook until onions are translucent, about 5-7 minutes.
Add greens and stir until greens beginto wilt, about 5 minutes.
Add garlic, thyme & optionalred pepper flakes and cook 2 more minutes.
Add water or broth and cover andsimmer until greens are barely tender, about 8-10 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.