Sautéed Greens with Red Wine Reduction

Sautéed Greens with Red Wine Reduction

  • Preparation 25 min
  • Cooking 30 min
  • Servings 8

For a side that will make your guests green with envy, we thought outside the box to create this combination of broccoli, kale and green beans with a mulled wine-inspired reduction. The combination is as unique as it is delicious—not to mention decidedly festive.

Featured in RICARDO Magazine (HOLIDAY 2015)

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Ingredients

  • Red Wine Reduction

    • 1 cup (250 ml) red wine
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) honey
    • ½ tsp ground black pepper
    • 1 cinnamon stick, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) long
  • Croutons

    • 1 clove garlic, halved
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) olive oil
    • 2 cups (100 g) day-old bread, cubed
  • Vegetables

    • 5 oz (150 g) bacon, diced
    • 1 onion, thinly sliced
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
    • ½ lb (225 g) trimmed green beans, blanched
    • 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets and steamed
    • 8 cups (225 g) kale leaves, coarsely chopped
    • Salt and pepper

Preparation

  • Red Wine Reduction

  • Croutons

  • Vegetables

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