All the other ingredients can be grown in buckets anywhere. (free)
Pick the larger leaves off of your broccoli plants along with smaller florets (flower heads).
These will grow back. A few plants will produce a steady supply of greens.
and there is no need to boil or blanch them before using them in recipes.
- In a skillet or no stick pot:
- cook on medium heat
- brown 2 slices of smoked bacon.
- remove bacon for topping the finished dish.
- leave the bacon grease in the pot
Add 1 whole onion chopped.
*cut the roots off and chop up everything else, tops too.
*two bullion cubes (optional)
*I prefer grape tomatoes whole
*or cherry tomatoes
*or chopped up larger tomatoes
add chopped greens
Reduce heat to medium low
simmer with a lid on for 20 minutes
*or until broccoli leaf stems are tender.
Easy Yellow Rice
What you'll need:
2 cups rice
2 cups water
a sprinkle of chopped spring garlic plants
*or chives, green onions, nodding onions
no stick pot with a tight fitting lid
add turmeric and a hand full of chopped garlic tops to 2 cups of water
with the lid off, bring the water to a boil
add 2 cups rice, cover and reduce heat to low
check at 20 minutes
remove from heat when the rice is firm and the grains are tender.
Serve greens over yellow rice with bacon on top.
Don't feed them to the chickens! Eat them yourself.