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    Smoky Greens

    Ingredients

    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 1 16-ounce bag “cut and cleaned” mixed greens, mustard, turnip or collard greens
    • 2 cups water, or low-sodium chicken or beef broth
    • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1/2 tablespoon molasses
    • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring, available in small bottles in the BBQ section of most supermarkets
    • pepper, to taste
    • salt, to taste (optional)

    Instructions

    Step 1
    Heat olive oil in large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for a few minutes, stirring often.
    Step 2
    Add chopped greens and 2 cups of water or broth. Add the brown sugar, molasses, and liquid smoke and stir well to blend.
    Step 3
    Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Continue to simmer for about 25 minutes, or until greens are tender.

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