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Healthy Eating, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Greens with crisped bread crumbs

Greens with crisped bread crumbs
Annie Wells / Los Angeles Times

I stood a little way back from the cooking greens section in my grocery store last Saturday and watched what people chose and what they ignored. Spinach was the No. 1 choice, even though it was especially sandy from the ... Read more

Total time: 50 minutes | Serves 4
  • 1/2 cup coarse fresh bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 bunches mustard, collards, kale or a mixture, trimmed and washed
  • Salt, pepper

Step 1Cook the bread crumbs in 1 tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat until they're crisp and golden, 4 to 6 minutes.

Step 2Boil or steam the greens until they're tender, 12 to 15 minutes, then drain. Chop them coarsely, then toss them with the remaining oil and season with salt and pepper. Add the bread crumbs, toss once more and serve.


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