Sautéed Mustard Greens

Developed by Marcy Gaston, MS, RD, CD


Servings: 8

Serving size: ½ cup


1 ½ lbs mustard greens (or substitute kale or other leafy green)

¼ cup peanuts, roughly chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup finely diced white onion

1 clove garlic, minced

1 ½ teaspoons Madras curry powder

1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes with salt, drained (or substitute fresh tomatoes)

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

¼ cup diced scallions


Cooking instructions: Wash, destem and roughly chop mustard greens. Place peanuts in a 12-inch skillet set over medium heat. Toss peanuts and cook until lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.


Heat olive oil in the same skillet over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and curry powder and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add greens to the pan, toss carefully and cook until they begin to wilt, about 1-2 minutes. Add tomatoes, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 8 minutes. Stir in scallions and toasted peanuts and cook for 1 minute. Serve warm.


(Nutrition Per Serving: 87 calories, 5 g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 357mg Sodium, 10g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, 3g sugar, 4g protein)


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