Basic Blanched Greens

Prep Notes

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 people


1 bunch leafy green (kale, collards, bok choy, chard etc.) 

½ inch water in a pot

Umeboshi vinegar


Flax oil 


Heat water in a large pot.

Chop or tear greens into bite-size pieces, removing stems.

Chop stems into small pieces.

When water boils, add stems and cook 1 minute.

Add leaves and cook another 3 minutes.

Strain through a colander and transfer to serving dish.

Add a bit of umeboshi, tamari and flax to taste.