COCONUT MILK-BRAISED GREENS- VEGAN

 

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  • Servings: 2 to 4
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Ingredients

  • Salt to taste
  • 2 bunches collard greens, kale or mustard greens (about 1 pound total), stemmed and roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Black pepper to taste

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add greens and cook for 2 minutes; drain well and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until soft and translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add reserved greens, coconut milk and lemon juice, stir well and simmer until tender, 5 to 7 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Notes

Creamy coconut milk combined with fresh lemon juice adds just the right flavor to brighten up vitamin-rich, dark leafy greens. Substitute kale for the collard greens, if you like.

Nutrition

Per serving (about 13oz/356g-wt.): 280 calories (190 from fat), 21g total fat, 10g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 19g total carbohydrate (10g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 7g protein

Categories: Gluten-Free  Vegan  Vegetarian 

Author Credit: Whole Foods

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