Get Green this Fall


Greens are plentiful and delicious all year round and this fabulous recipe takes advantage of that – and of course, it is good for you too! This recipe, courtesy of Whole Foods Market, would make a wonderful light meal or a great side dish for grilled fish. For more ideas on cooking to improve your health, attend Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute's Eat Your Heart Out event on Oct. 11. Register here.

Greens with Carrots, Feta and Brown Rice

Ingredients:

  • 2 carrots, shredded

  • 2 bunches dark leafy greens (kale, collard greens or Swiss chard), tough stems removed, leaves very thinly sliced

  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/4 pound feta cheese, crumbled

  • 1 (20-ounce) package frozen 365 Everyday Value Organic Whole Grain Brown Rice, prepared according to package directions

Directions:

Put carrots, greens, onions, 1/4 cup water, salt and pepper into a large, deep skillet and toss well. Cover and cook over medium heat, tossing once or twice, until greens are wilted and tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Toss with feta cheese and spoon over brown rice.

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