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Thursday Food of the Day – November 19 , 2015

FOOD OF THE WEEK – ROSEMARY

WHY ROSEMARY?

One of the most aromatic herbs, rosemary’s pronounced scent and lemon-pine flavor can boost nearly any dish. It plays as nicely with heavy, rich beef dishes as it does with olive oil cakes. Plus, this strong, fragrant herb has enough flavor that a little goes a long way.

GREENS AND BEANS WITH ROSEMARY AND THYME

Bean_And_GreensBy: Whole Foods Market®

Nutrient-dense, dark leafy greens pair with beans for a satisfying and great-for-you dish. Use 1 (16-ounce) package of frozen dark leafy greens instead of fresh greens for a quick shortcut.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 pound (1 to 2 bunches) dark leafy greens, such as collards, kale or mustard greens, tough stems removed and leaves thinly sliced
  • 1 can no-salt-added white beans, drained and rinsed, or 1 1/2 cups cooked white beans
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chile flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Method:

Bring broth to a simmer in a large, high-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until tender, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes. Stir in greens, in batches if needed, along with beans, rosemary, thyme and crushed red pepper. Cover, reduce heat to medium and cook 5 minutes, stirring once. Uncover and cook another 2 minutes or until greens are very tender. Stir in black pepper and serve.

Nutritional Info:

Per Serving: 210 calories (10 from fat), 1g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 60mg sodium, 39g carbohydrates, (12 g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 14g protein

Serves 4, vegan, vegetarian, low fat, sugar conscious, dairy free, low sodium

Note: We’ve provided special diet and nutritional information for educational purposes. But remember — we’re cooks, not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. And since product formulations change, check product labels for the most recent ingredient information.

For healthy eating tips, hundreds of recipes, cooking techniques, meal plans and more, visitWhole Foods Market’s Healthy Eating resources.

Original post at Spartan Race.

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Have a great day!

Dave & Maryann

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