Mixed winter greens with brown butter breadcrumbs

Mixed winter greens with brown butter breadcrumbs

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 6
Give your greens a bit of crunch with this fresh-tasting side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal297
  • fat21g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs20g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0g
  • protein7g
  • salt1.02g
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  • 100g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 140g fresh breadcrumb
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • zest 2 lemons



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 3 tbsp olive oil, for frying
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 400g kale, shredded, stalks removed



    A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

  • 400g large-leaf spinach, washed



    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…


  1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan over a medium heat until it turns a nut-brown colour. Add the breadcrumbs and garlic, then fry, stirring, until golden. Add the parsley and lemon zest. Season with a little salt, then tip onto a piece of kitchen paper and let cool.

  2. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat, then cook the kale until just softened – add a splash of water if it starts to stick. Add the spinach, then cook for 3-4 mins. Drain any excess water from the pan, then season with sea salt and black pepper. Spoon into a serving dish, top with the breadcrumb mixture and serve.

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