Pregnant Greens

Difficulty
easy

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(2 Ratings)

Preparation time
10 mins

Cooking time
10 mins

Serves
4

In my culture, women eat these leafy veggies during their pregnancy to welcome luck and ensure an easy delivery. We call them “pregnant greens” for this reason. I cook them in a variety of ways. This method is soup-based and very easy.

[Editor's Note: This recipe is from the Mienh tribe of Southeast Asia and part of our Lost Recipes Collection.]

Pregnant Greens, 3.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings

Ingredients

  • Approximately 1 to 5 ratio of meat to veggies: 1 cup chicken or pork, 5 cups pregnant greens
  • 4-5 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, to taste

Preparation

1.  In a pot, bring water to boil. Add pork. When pork is cooked, add pregnant greens and stir until wilted and cooked thoroughly.

2.  Add salt and black pepper to taste.

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