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Risotto with Scallions, Mushrooms and Spinach, Chard or Kale

Risotto with Scallions, Mushrooms and Spinach, Chard or Kale 4 tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion kosher salt Pepper 2 clove garlic ¾ c. arborio rice ¾ c. dry white wine 3½ c. low-sodium vegetable broth ¼ c. grated…

Orecchiette with Corn, Greens and Ricotta

Orecchiette with Corn, Greens and Ricotta ½ pound orecchiette 2 oz. bacon, chopped 2 cups fresh corn kernels 8 cups Swiss chard leaves and/or Spinach, chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 oz. ricotta Torn…

Pasta and Greens

Pasta and Greens 1 bunch cooking greens (kale, chard, collard greens) 1 Tablespoon fine sea salt plus more to taste 1-pound spaghetti or linguini 2 filets anchovies (optional) 4 cloves garlic 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/4…

Braised Energy Greens

Braised Energy Greens 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/4-pound bacon slices, roughly chopped 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1-2 cups chicken stock 1/3 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar Mixture of Collard greens, Mustard Green,…

Sautéed Red Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Sautéed Red Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts 1 bunch Swiss chard, stalks cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces, leaves torn into 2-inch pieces (keep stalks and leaves separate) 2 tablespoons pine nuts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup golden…

5 Ways to Make Swiss Chard

5 Ways to Make Swiss Chard   Steam the Swiss chard in a steamer. Add thick ribs to the steamer a few minutes before the green parts of the leaves. The leaves will cook in 1 to 2 minutes. Swiss chard is done when it is wilted and…

Chicken Pita Pockets with Chard and Minted Yogurt

Chickpea Pita Pockets with Chard and Minted Yogurt INGREDIENTS   1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon…

Linguini with Escarole and Shrimp

Linguini with Escarole and Shrimp INGREDIENTS 8 ounces whole-wheat linguine 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 pound peeled and deveined raw shrimp, (16-20 per pound) 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon freshly…

Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Chard and Goat Cheese

Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Chard and Goat Cheese  This tomatoey version of macaroni and cheese is a great way to use greens or other vegetables. INGREDIENTS 2 cups tomato sauce, made with fresh or canned tomatoes (see Plum Tomato Sauce…

Sauteed Kale with Pine Nuts and Raisins

Sautéed Kale with Pine Nuts and Raisins This is a classic Sicilian side dish, prepared with leafy greens, toasted pine nuts and raisins. It may sound like an odd combination, but it works; it’s sweet, savory, salty, spicy and just a little…