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Mustard Greens

Russ Myers


It’s said that Aesclepius, God of Medicine, gave mustard to man. He intended that the plant be used medicinally, but man soon learned how delicious the greens were if gathered young and cooked like spinach


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4 servings
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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2 Lbs Mustard greens
1/2 C Boiling water
3/4 tsp Salt
Pinch Pepper
2 Tbs Bacon drippings (or melted butter)

How to Make Mustard Greens


  • 1Pick over greens, carefully, removing any roots, woody stems, or blemished leaves. Wash 2 -3 times in cool water to remove all grit and sand.Break leaves into bite sized pieces or chop fine. Place in a large pot, add water and salt, cover, and simmer until tender: 10 -15 minutes. Drain, add pepper and drippings and toss to mix.

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About Mustard Greens

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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