Posted by: palmettoislandgirl | April 6, 2017

A Different Greens Salad

The greens in the field are still looking great.  Looking for a different way to eat your greens. This recipe from our friend and mentor Ms Dori Sanders’ “Mess ‘o Greens Salad with Warm Pecan Dressing”, is from her cookbook “Dori Sanders’ Country Cooking”. Ms. Sanders  is a farmer, novelist, cookbook author, and a founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance. She was raised on her family’s farm in Filbert, South Carolina. Visit http://www.dorisanders.com to find her book and see where to visit the Sanders’ family farm.


Recipe Ingredients

6 cups fresh mustard, turnip, and/or collard greens (about 1 pound)

6 cups fresh mustard, turnip, and/or collard greens (about 1 pound)

2 T balsamic vinegar

2 tsp. honey

1 T Dijon mustard

2 tsp. vegetable oil

½ cup pecans, roughly chopped or broken

Directions

1. Wash greens well, dry thoroughly, then remove and discard the long stems. Tear the greens into salad-size pieces and place in a large bowl.

2. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, honey and mustard. Set aside.

3. Heat the oil in a small skillet until hot but not smoking. Add the vinegar mixture and pecans and cook, stirring regularly, for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour over the greens and serve at once. 

  

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