How to Cook Greens

Eat like Popeye with good-for-you greens, such as Swiss chard or spinach. Because greens cook down so much, we'll help you get the right amount to start.

-Ever failed a cooking pan to the brim with greens only to have a single eddy betty serving come out? Well, for once let your eyes be bigger than your stomach. Learning how to cook greens is all about proportioned. To start, wash your greens in a colander. Today, we're prepping Swiss Chard. Cut off the thick stems and chop in to your desired size. Transfer your goodies to a salad spinner. These are a must have for frequent greens eaters. Now the fun part, let it spin. In a pan of hot oil, also carefully use tongs to add in one batch of greens. Let the greens welt watching them carefully. It's all about patience my friend, patience. Transfer your cooked greens to a serving platter just in time for dinner. Flavor up the side dish fit for Popeye with salt and pepper. Now, dig in. When it comes to enjoying greens, let your eyes rule your stomach.

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