Gail Simmons

Go green with these recipes from Gail Simmons.

on Nov 21, 2006

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Here are a few of my favorite "green" recipes from Food & Wine. Wilted Kale with White Beans and Sausage

Directions: Saute sliced spicy andouille sausage, then add chopped kale and cook just until it's wilted. Coarsely mash cooked white beans with lots of butter. Stir in the andouille slices and kale and season with salt and pepper.
Broccoli Rabe with Lemon Butter Tangy ricotta salata, a rich and tart lemon butter and toasted pine nuts embellish pleasantly bitter broccoli rabe.

Ingredients: 6 pounds broccoli rabe, thick stems discarded 1 stick plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened Finely grated zest of 2 lemons Salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup pine nuts 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup ricotta salata, crumbled