Herby sautéed greens

Whenever I cook these they never actually make it to people’s plates because I eat them all before they get there!

If you think greens are boring you need these in your life. Cooked in butter, with herbs and seasoning, maybe some garlic.

Orgasmic 🙂

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Servings: 4
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 savoy cabbage sliced into strips
  • 2 leeks, finely sliced
  • large handful of green beans or sliced runner beans
  • 1 fat clove of garlic, crushed – optional
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of italian seasoning, or add fresh herbs of choice, the italian seasoning works really well though
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • TIP: Use green veg you like! Could be chard, kale, soya beans, broad beans, pak choi, even lettuce is gorgeous – any green veg including something leafy. The pic shows added mushrooms, which is also nice.

Instructions

Melt the butter in a large shallow pan and add the leeks, and garlic if using. Gently cook until slightly soft.

Add the rest of the vegetables, turn the heat up high and stir fry with a large splash of boiling water (about a teacupful).

Add the herbs and seasoning.

Serve with a squeeze of fresh lemon.

Serving suggestion
These can be a meal in themselves by adding a fried or poached egg and some parmesan shavings.

Nutrition Info

Cabbage

Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable, the same as cauliflower, broccoli and sprouts, cruciferous vegetables provide particularly significant health benefits. One of cabbage’s great features is its anti-inflammatory effect. Inflammation happens inside the body as a result of poor food, alcohol, smoking, pollution, stress, lack of sleep and generally poor lifestyle choices. It’s a precursor to so many diseases and conditions. Certain foods have strong anti-inflammatory effects and we should eat them often, “Eat your greens.” is very sensible advice!

(Nutrition varies according to what veg you choose.)

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At lunch you order steamed vegetables because you’re remembering that you have a heart too. You feel humbled by your heart, it works so hard. You want to thank it. You give your heart a little pat.

Aimee Bender

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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