fresh mustard greens
recipe inspired by a visit to a local eatery
large bag of mustard greens, washed and stems removed
1 recipe white sauce (below)
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add the greens and let them simmer for 15 minutes. Drain, shock with cold water to keep their beautiful color.
Drain well and wring them out with your hands. Chop very small. Mix into the white sauce.
cooking mustard greens
the white sauce
2 Tbsp. Earth Balance
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 Tbsp. flour
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1 cup milk (any kind)
1/4 tsp. salt
Melt the Earth Balance in a sauce pan. Stir in the flour till dissolved. Pour in the milk. Continue to stir till smooth. (use a whisk) Add seasonings and cook till thickened.
my dinner: Vegetarian Kofta with peanut sauce
and Creamed Mustard Greens