nutritional information

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 132
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Total Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 638 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 4 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Steamed Greens with Caramelized Leeks

Steamed Greens with Caramelized Leeks

Serves 2

30 minutes or fewer

Make this dish at the start of the evening, and leave it in the pan to be reheated when you’re ready to eat.
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 large leeks, white parts only, thinly sliced (1½ cups)
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, collard greens, or beet tops (12 oz.), tough veins removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)

Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add leeks, and sauté 5 minutes, or until soft. Reduce heat to low; add Swiss chard and garlic. Cover pan, and steam greens 7 to 9 minutes, or until wilted and tender. 

February 2009

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Ditto...We make this all the time...Guests love it too!

Tofu Tai - 2010-08-17 20:04:59

Great recipe! Very easy and delicious.

ash - 2009-08-03 15:33:32

Pretty good, a little bitter for me... perhaps my greens were a day too old. Probably prefer them with some sort of vinegar or feta/bleu cheese instead of olive oil, but not bad!

Anonymous - 2010-10-23 20:21:48