Sauteed Komatsuna with Basil

Summary

Servings: 
1
Prep time: 
30 minutes

Description

Komatsuna is a typical Japanese leafy vegetable. It is often called Japanese Mustard Spinach. Young leaves, stalks and flower shoots are used in salad and stir-fry. For this recipe you can use any seasonal green, like spring greens or spinach.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
  • 50g pine nuts
  • 200g komatsuna leaves, sliced, or use spinach or spring greens
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 cup basil leaves
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

Toast the pine nuts over high heat, in a dry pan. Fry the garlic and shallot in olive oil, until softened. Add the komatsuna leaves and a splash of water. Cook until tender. Stir in basil leaves until just wilted. Serve and enjoy.

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