Easy ways to get more greens

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17 January, 2018

Getting more greens isn’t always easy, but who better to look to for advice than Zita Steyn, author of Cooked favourite Good Better Green. The recipes in this beautiful book demonstrate how to incorporate leafy greens, green vegetables and herbs in new and exciting ways and in any meal.

With the cold weather upon us, the temptation to meat and carbs without a scrap of greenery in sight can be hard to resist. But these recipes are all about incorporating green veg into classic comfort food.

Barley and mustard greens risotto

Most people, us included, love a good risotto! This recipe is brilliant for incorporating it’s creamy, cheesy, comforting factors with a whole lot of greens too.



Spring greens lasagne

Sticking to the Italian theme, you might not have thought it, but family favourite lasagne is a great recipe for getting in extra greens. Packed full with spinach, cabbage and any other spring greens you can get your hands on, there is nothing better than knowing you have something to pop in the oven as soon as you get home from a long day’s work!


Brussels sprout, leek and potato cake

It’s been a little while since Christmas now, so if you’re ready to start thinking about sprouts again, this potato cake recipe is the one for you. Serve with roasted tomatoes and a large mixed salad for lunch or a light supper.




Broccoli and beetroot greens pie

Take in season beetroot, add broccoli and greens and you will have yourself one tasty pie filling. Zita’s impressive recipe includes Ras-el-hanout, a classic spice mixture used in Moroccan cuisine.It’s available from most major supermarkets and ethnic grocers, but you can quite easily make it yourself at home too!


ZITA STYEN'S GOOD BETTER GREEN

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