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Two Collards Recipes

Both greens recipes from Vegetarian Collard Greens collard greens olive oil chopped onion liquid smoke (optional) Creole seasoning or salt, white, black & cayenne pepper for seasoning Chop onion and sauté it in the olive oil. Add just a sprinkle of the liquid smoke to the oil before heating. Add the greens, still wet […]

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Carlo’s Minestrone Soup

taken from 1/2 lb. red beans 1 lg. or 2 sm. ham hocks 2 carrots, sliced 2 celery stalks or fennel bulbs 1 bunch Swiss chard or Beet Greens, chopped 1 c. green beans 1 onion, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce 2 c. cooked small elbow macaroni 1 bay […]

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Spring Greens Pesto

CSA basketeer Christina found this cool recipe from a gluten-free slow cooking blog, and adds, “Everything  is vegan, but you can substitute parmesan for the nutritional yeast for amore traditional style pesto. It looks so good in that turnip soup too. ” recipes and images courtesy of:  Spring Greens Pesto gluten-free, soy-free 1/2 cup […]

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Gumbo Z’herbes (Green Gumbo)

from The New Orleans Cookbook by R. Collin A Lenten dish, Gumbo Z’herbes was traditionally served on Good Friday. Legend had it that you would make as many friends as the number of different greens you put in the gumbo. No longer exclusively a Lenten dish, gumbo z’herbes is often prepared with meat, as in this recipe. Greens (as many […]

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Many thanks to Twisted String for use of her yummy veggie photos!