Sauteed Greens: Quelites

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 white onion, finely chopped

1 jalapeno, thinly sliced

6 cherry tomatoes, halved

1 pound mustard greens, center stem removed and cut into 2-inch strips

1 lemon, juiced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In large saute pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil. When the oil begins to smoke, add the onions and jalapeno. Cook for 3 minutes until onions are translucent. Add tomatoes, and cook for 2 more minutes. Add the mustard greens. Cook for 5 minutes until greens are wilted and tender. Add the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Serve.