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Mixed winter greens with brown butter breadcrumbs

Mixed winter greens with brown butter breadcrumbs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

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

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal297
fat21g
saturates10g
carbs20g
sugars3g
fibre0g
protein7g
low insalt1.02g
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Ingredients

  • 100g butter
  • 140g fresh breadcrumb
  • 2 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch flat-leaf parsley , chopped
  • zest 2 lemons
  • 3 tbsp olive oil , for frying
  • 400g kale , shredded, stalks removed
  • 400g large-leaf spinach , washed

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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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Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2009

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