These Spring greens with lemon and mustard dressing are a very simple yet delicious way to serve seasonal green vegetables.
This is a very handy little recipe to have up your sleeve – it’s simple, super quick to make and goes with almost anything – roast dinners, grilled meat, even stir it through pasta!
The tangy dressing is made from lemon, mustard and rapeseed or olive oil.
It is addictive!
What kind of greens can I use for this recipe?
The beauty of this recipe is you can use pretty much any seasonal green vegetables you want – kale, shredded cabbage, spinach, broccoli, green beans or asparagus all work well here.
I’ve used tenderstem broccoli, asparagus and a bag of Spring greens simply because it’s what I had in the fridge. I love using up odds and ends in the fridge, it makes me feel like a super efficient person (I have to try!)
The lemon and mustard dressing takes just a few minutes to mix up and the greens take no longer than 5-8 minutes, so this is real fast food!
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- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- finely grated zest and Juice of One Large Lemon
- 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard , I use honey mustard but you can use any djion mustard you like
- 3 tablespoons Olive or Rapeseed Oil
- Salt and freshly ground black Pepper
- pinch of sugar, (optional)
- 400g Bag Spring Greens OR Kale
- 125g Tenderstem Broccoli or Asparagus tips
- A small bunch fresh mint leaves, finely shredded (optional)
- To make the dressing ,mix the garlic, lemon zest and juice, mustard and oil together. Taste for seasoning and add the sugar if you think it needs it.
- Steam the greens and broccoli for about 3-5 minutes until just tender. Drain well, then pour the golden dressing over the greens and mix well. Sprinkle over the shredded mint leaves, if using.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 169Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 380mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 5gSugar: 11gProtein: 5g
Calories and nutritional information are provided by a third party application and should be viewed as indicative figures only.