What to Do with Overcooked Greens (& a Reason to Overcook Them in the First Place)
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Connie W. October 15, 2016
Since when isn't pesto vegan?
deverainnyc October 13, 2016
One of the most delicious ways to use overcooked greens is what we learned in Italy from our friend Judy Witts Francini. Let the overcooked greens (in Italy the greens are purposely overcooked) cool enough to handle. Squeeze out every bit of moisture left the greens with your hands, saving the liquid. Finely chop the "handfuls". Put a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan, with a couple of smashed up garlic cloves, and when the garlic begins to turn, toss in the chopped greens. Add the liquid you saved a little at a time. Cook until warmed through, and add a tablespoon of butter and mix thoroughly. Options: You can use about 1/4 cup stock if you don't get any liquid from the squeezing, and you can use a couple of tablespoons of cream or 1/2 and 1/2 if you'd rather not use butter.
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