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    Greek Greens

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    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    lazyme's Note:

    From the Foodnetwork, posted for ZWT6.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut away any tough stems from the greens and discard.
    2. 2
      Wash the greens thoroughly and cut any very large leaves in half.
    3. 3
      Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
    4. 4
      Add the greens and cook, uncovered, for 7 to 10 minutes, or until the greens are just tender.
    5. 5
      Drain leaves in a colander and cool, pressing down with the back of a spoon to extract all the water.
    6. 6
      Place greens in a baking dish, using a fork to loosen and separate the leaves.
    7. 7
      In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
    8. 8
      Pour over the greens.
    9. 9
      Serve warm or room temperature.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 14, 2010

      45

      This was a nice, easy, and flavorful way to prepare some lovely Swiss chard and mustard greens that I got fresh from the garden. I did use pepper (since I love it on everything). I do think the key to making this is to not overcook your greens. Thanks for sharing this. Made for ZWT6 by a RedHot Renegade.

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    • on June 13, 2010

      45

      Delicious, easy greens. Pretty painless way to get vegetable servings! ZWT6

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    • on June 12, 2010

      45

      We love horta! (this is what greens are called here) and this is really how we make them. Your greens have to be very fresh and lightly-boiiled so all the nutrients don't boil away. Didn't add the pepper - we don't put pepper on our salads. Thanks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek Greens

    Serving Size: 1 (291 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 181.7
     
    Calories from Fat 182
    10%
    Total Fat 20.2 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 0.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.9 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.2 g
    1%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

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