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Spinach, Kale, Swiss chard and Greens

 

Wash these greens several times under cold running water. Inspect each leaf as you wash. Cut the bottom of the stalks off. Boil in a small amount of water. Boil until reduced to a pulp in salted water. can be served with pepper sauce, vinegar or butter or used in the following recipes.

 

Creamed Spinach

 

  • To 4 cups of spinach, add 1 cup white sauce. Heat and serve. Note: to make white sauce: 2 ½ Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt

1 cup Hot milk Add butter in frying pan, stir in flour, when bubbly, stir in 2/3 at once. Stir well then gradually add rest of milk. Stir constantly until smooth. Add salt and pepper. This is a thick sauce. Thin can be made by adding less flour.

 

 

Spinach casserole

 

  • 4 cups cooked spinach
  • ¾ Cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Cup buttered bread crumbs
  • One 8 ounce can Cream of Mushroom soup.

Drain cooked spinach, combine with soup and cheese. Place in a greased casserole dish. Top with crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes. Makes 6-8 servings.

 

Dandelion Greens

Clean young leaves, wash well. Cook in small amount of water. Drain and serve with vinegar, or butter, salt and pepper.