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Braised Lemon Greens

(Serves 6) 

1 tsp. olive oil 
4 scallion, sliced 
2 garlic cloves, sliced 
2-lb. Greens (Swiss chard, kale, collards, beet greens, spinach, etc., stemmed and chopped) 
1 ½ tsp. balsamic vinegar 
3 tsp. lemon zest 
1-tsp. sesame seeds 

• In a large pot over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add scallions and garlic and cook until soft, about 1-2 minutes. 
• Add the greens and cover the pan for a minute or two. Uncover and stir well. 
• Recover the pot and stir every minute as this braising will only take about 5 minutes or so. 
• When sufficiently wilted add balsamic vinegar and lemon zest and stir well to blend. 
• Add a pinch of salt and pepper and transfer to a serving platter and garnish with sesame seeds. Serve warm or cold. 

Per serving (165g): 45 Calories, 1.4g fat, 0.2g sat fat, 7g carbohydrate, 3g protein, 2.8g fiber, 88mg calcium, 2.9mg iron, 48mg vitamin C, 324mg sodium