Kenyan-Style Braised Greens with Tomatoes

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Kenyan-Style Braised Greens with Tomatoes
Kenyan-Style Braised Greens with Tomatoes

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Kenyan-Style Braised Greens with Tomatoes
Budget-friendly recipe
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This is a delicious way to get your leafy greens!

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
1

chopped

1
teaspoon
½
teaspoon
½
teaspoon
2

chopped

1

seeds removed and diced (optional)

1
cup
1
teaspoon
2
tablespoons

(optional)

What You'll Need

  • Chef knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • Large pot with lid
  • Large spoon

Directions

  1. Chop the greens into 1-inch strips, including the ribs.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot. Add onion and cook for 8 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add cumin, coriander and turmeric. Add tomatoes and chile (if using). Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the greens, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  5. Add 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Turn heat to low and cover. Cook until greens are tender, about 15 minutes.
  6. Stir in lemon juice if desired. Serve hot.

Chef Tips

  • This recipe would also be delicious with beet greens.

  • If desired, substitute 2 teaspoons curry powder for the ground spices.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
1
cup
Total calories:
60
Total fat:
2 g
Saturated fat:
0.5 g
Carbohydrates:
9 g
Protein:
3 g
Fiber:
3 g
Sodium:
324 mg
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