Recipes Using Leafy Green Stems

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Recipes Using Leafy Green Stems
The intricate notes of anise and nutmeg compliment the mildness of the bok choy and peppery mustard greens. With so many flavors at play, you’ll want to serve this dish with plain steamed white rice. Get the recipe for Braised Duck Legs with Mustard Greens and Bok Choy. Christopher Hirsheimer

Don't assume you have to toss the stems when cooking with leafy greens such as kale and chard—we find they add a nice grassy flavor when cooked along with the leaves. Here are our favorite recipes that make use of both the leaves and stems of leafy greens.

Cooked Wild Greens Salad
This dish is made with wild mallow leaves in Morocco, but it's equally good with arugula, Swiss chard, purslane, young kale, or beet greens. See the Cooked Wild Greens Salad Recipe