My FOODILY app did it again! I typed in “turnips” in the Search box and found a great recipe from Williams-Sonoma. It called for savoy cabbage, but I had green cabbage so I used that instead. It went great with my Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Radishes!
Savoy Cabbage and Turnips
Curly-leaved savoy cabbage, turnip and carrot are combined in this simple sauté of autumn vegetables. The combination makes an ideal bed for seared duck breast.
- 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
- 1 turnip, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
- 1 carrot, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
- 1 head savoy cabbage, about 2 lb., quartered,
cored and sliced crosswise into strips 1/4
inch wide (I used green cabbage)
- 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken stock
- Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
- 1 Tbs. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (I used kale)
In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Add the turnip and carrot and sauté until lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Add the cabbage (and kale) and sauté until wilted, about 2 minutes. Stir in the stock, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, uncovered, until the cabbage is tender and most of the cooking liquid has evaporated, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the parsley. Serve immediately. Serves 6.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma, Entertaining, by George Dolese (Oxmoor House, 2004).
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Using the fresh spinach leaves and duck eggs from my box this week, I made PASTA!!!
After washing the spinach thoroughly,
I steamed it in a pot on the stove using 1/2 inch water and a steamer…
Then removed the stems…
And chopped it fine keeping the water on leaves.
On a kneading surface, I added 2 cups freshly milled Kamut and 2 cups All Purpose flour, formed a well in which I added the chopped wet spinach and 2 duck eggs…
Kneaded the dough…
Rolled it out thin…
Folded it in thirds…
Then cut it in thin strips, unfolded each, & let them dry…
Then I bought a pasta machine!
Beautiful and delicious!
Recipe adapted from Dinner With Julie’s “Pasta Verde” which I found on my FOODILY app on my iPhone. What a great tool! Check it out here!
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We’re trying it again and perfecting it…this time with more GREENS!
Adapted from a fun cookbook: The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies For Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals
Adapted from The Sneaky Chef‘s “Chocolate Chip Pancakes”
3/4 c. freshly milled soft white wheat flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 c. thawed Creepy Green Cubes
1/4 c. vanilla yogurt
1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
2 tbsp. milk
1 large egg
2 tbsp. honey
1/4 c. chocolate chips (optional)
Mix together dry ingredients. Mix together wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until blended. If you are using chocolate chips, add them to the batter at this point and mix lightly. Spray a large skillet with oil spray and when hot, drop batter onto skillet. When bubbles begin to set around the edges of the pancake and the skillet-side is golden, gently flip them over. Continue to cook 2 to 3 minutes or until the pancake is set. Serve with syrup. 😉
(I like the pancakes above – they are my daughter’s creations!)
The smoothie recipe is the same as before. This time I used 6 “creepy green cubes” and a whole apple. YUM!
The cubes served two purposes – adding chill and lots of nutrition! Plus, since the greens were cooked and finely ground this time around, it smoothed out the leaf chunks that were a bit unpleasant last time.
Variation: Try blueberries instead of grapes.
After a little research, I learned duck eggs are exceptional in baked goods, so I figured some homemade sweet rolls were in order!
After working with this incredible dough, I was confident these would be my best ever…and they were. Wow!
The next morning I drizzled on a light glaze, and the family DEVOURED them.
Okay, this is a stretch! I’ll call it “Open-Faced Bacon Egg-White Kale Queso Sandwich”.
I spread the Kale Queso on a piece if toast…
Added some bacon…
And topped it all with a scrambled egg white and kale.
Gooooooood Morning World!
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Adapted from the Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook “Kielbasa and Cabbage”:
My version included:
2 tbsp butter
Add Pampered Chef Smoky Applewood Rub to vinegar/juice/brown sugar mixture
3/4 head small cabbage
Add a bunch of kale, stems removed, and cut into strips
Just before the end of cooking, add kale and stir till it wilts (make sure it stays bright green!)
Not ideal for Spring, but it sure was good! Even for my 2 year old who finished her supper before her siblings!
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