- KNOW YOUR VEG
greens are actually young, tender cabbage plants and
are sold as loose heads of thick green leaves. Spring
greens do not have the hard core which is found in
the middle of fully-grown cabbages.
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How To Use Spring greens
greens are served cooked. Serve as a side dish with
plenty of butter and seasoning to accompany lamb,
game, pork, beef and sausages. Or add to soups,
stir-fries or vegetable bakes.
How To Prepare Spring greens
the leaves from the loose head, wash thoroughly
and shred finely.
How To Cook Spring greens
greens can be steamed or stir-fried. To steam, place
the leaves in a steamer and cook for 5 - 7 minutes
or until just tender. To stir-fry, heat 1 tbsp oil
in a frying pan and add the greens, stir-fry for
3 - 5 minutes or until just tender.
How To Store Spring greens
refrigerated after purchase.
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