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Green Recipes For St Patrick's Day

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Need recipes to cook your dark and leafy greens? Here is a collection of quick and easy recipes for your greens. It can be made flavorful with more ingredients of your choice. Now you can cook up your kale, bok choy, chard and collard greens and enjoy a healthy meal.
Ingredients
  Collard greens 1 Tablespoon
  Diced red tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Garlic 1
  Basil 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garbanzo beans 1 Can (10 oz), rinsed to reduce sodium
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Roasted bok choy 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canola oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Kale leaves 1
  Pine nuts 1 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1 Tablespoon
  Crushed garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper flakes 1 Tablespoon
  Cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

For the collard greens:
Boil the greens to soften them.
Drain and set in a bowl.
Add in the tomatoes with juice.
Add in the chickpeas.
Toss.
Flavor it with some minced garlic and basil.
Drizzle with olive oil.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve.

For the bok choy:
In a bowl mix the canola oil, salt, minced garlic and lemon juice. Whisk.
Drizzle over the roasted bok choy.
Place it in the oven for 6 minutes, flip.
Place it back in the oven for 3-4 minutes more.
Take it out and serve

For the sautéed kale in raisins and pine nuts:
Heat some olive oil in a sauté pan.
Sauté the garlic for a minute.
Add in the kale leaves.
Mix it in a little with the garlic and put a lid it. Let it sit for about 2 minutes.
Take lid off and sauté for a few minutes till the kale reduces in volume a little.
Add in the raisins and pine nuts.
Sauté for a minute or two.
Remove from heat and serve.

For the rainbow chard:
Heat olive oil in a pan.
Sauté the chard in olive oil, till it is done.
Sprinkle on some red pepper flakes and cover with shredded cheddar cheese.
Serve.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Celebrate this St Patrick's Day making healthy and green dishes and here are recipes to do just that. Check out Janel and Sarah showing how to make healthy collard greens, bok choy, sautéed kale and rainbow chard. Nourishingly holy!

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