Recipe for Couve A Mineira (Shredded Kale Greens) (Brazil)

Ingredients

5 lb kale greens (or substitute 5 lbs co; llard greens)
3/4 cup bacon fat
1 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Wash the kale or collard greens under cold running weater. With a sharp knife, trim away any bruised or blemished spots and cut the leaves frin their tough stems. Shred the leaves into 1/4-inch strips. In a large pot, bring 4 quarts of water to a boil over high heat. Drop in the greens and cook them uncovered for 3 minutes. Then drain them in a colander, pressing down on the greens with a spooon to extract all their liquid. In a heavy 10- to 12-inch skillet, melt the bacon fat over moderate heat, and when it is hot, but not smoking, add the greens. Cook, sttirring frequently, for 30 minutes or until the greens are tender, but slightly crisp. Don't let them brown. Stir in the salt and serve at once. If the greens must wait, cover them with foil, and keep them warm in a preheated 250 degree oven. Serves 8 - 10.





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