Something to Do With Leftover Turnip Greens

ritaweeda

A friend gave us a big mess of turnip greens and I cooked them today, still quite a bit left. Other than soup, any ideas on something good to use them in? She didn't include any of the turnips - :(


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plllog

Sandwich.

Omelette.

Frittata.

Soothie.

Filled pasta or dumplings with cheese and breadcrumbs.

Roll ups.

Hm... Common threads: With something salty like ham, cheese or deli meat, with other veggies, with eggs, with carb/bready things.

Actually might be good with charred eggplant.

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ediej1209 AL Zn 7

I second the Frittata. I love leftover greens for them. Or maybe in a quiche?

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Islay Corbel

Compost lol

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plllog

ROTFLOL!!!

That's kind of mean, but funny. :) They're very nutritious. :)

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Bumblebeez SC Zone 7

I love turnip greens but not turnips so no loss lol

I think they freeze well once cooked too.

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bbstx

Freeze them. I keep quart size bags of cooked frozen greens on hand. I make mixed greens all the time - pick and choose whatever is handy from turnip greens, mustard greens, collards, kale, spinach. No Scarlett here, I like turnips, too. And rutabagas.

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sleevendog (5a NY 6aNYC NL CA)

I freeze my greens as well. Qrt bags. Sometimes blanch and shock in cold water if I have a boat load. Big bunch straight from the garden, wash, roll, cut in fine slices, then freeze fresh. Both works. Just roll the bag from the bottom tight to get the air out, then freeze flat pack stacked.

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marcopolo5

I usually cook extra greens so I have left overs. A day or two later I saute minced garlic in olive oil, drain a can of cannelini beans add to pan, add greens drizzle bit more olive oil. Warm, few shakes of romano or parm cheese. Different side dish. If I have a smaller amount of greens left. I freeze and use it in scrambled eggs. Asparagus great in eggs too. I freeze it chopped.

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ritaweeda

Thanks for all your suggestions and comments. I wound up making a potato, onion, greens and cheese pie. Actually it was pretty awesome. I followed Sarah Moulton's online recipe somewhat, but made it with what cheese I had and I put a top crust on it. I made a butter crust and it was really good.

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carolb_w_fl_coastal_9b

Yum that does seem like a good idea!

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ediej1209 AL Zn 7

It's always a good thing when you can take leftovers and bits & pieces already on hand and make something delicious!! Congratulations😊

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