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Sardinian Quick Greens & Onions

Eating greens is an easy way to incorporate a healthy blue zones habit. This quick recipe from Sardinia is a great way to get some greens onto your plate!

Winni Wanderer | Sardinian Quick Greens & Onions


·         1 sweet onion (like Vidalia), thinly sliced

·         1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

·         3 pounds greens (spinach, Swiss chard, or beet greens), washed

·         Salt and pepper (optional)


1.      In a large pan, sauté the onion in olive oil for 5 minutes, or until translucent.

2.      Add all the greens; cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until cooked and brightly colored.

3.      Add a couple tablespoons of water, as needed, to steam.

4.      Remove from heat and chop.

5.      Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot or cold.


Source: “Quick Greens and Onions”. Recipe. N.p. Web. 23 Feb. 2024.


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