A New Cooking Technique for Bitter Greens

By Matthew Thompson, "Squeeze Your Greens," September/October 2012

Learn how this no-cook massaging technique can turn your bitter greens into a tender salad in minutes.

"To make a family-sized amount, you really need a restaurant-sized mixing bowl. (I am not about to do two massages for one meal.) Other than that, this was fine. "

1. Prep

Start with 2 bunches of kale, mustard greens or broccoli rabe. Strip kale or mustard leaves from stems (discard stems). For broccoli rabe, separate the florets from the leaves; cut large florets into bite-size pieces. Wash and dry the leaves (and florets). Tear the leaves into small pieces and place everything in a large bowl.

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