Mary’s Mustard Greens

First made on March 4, 2015.

1 small bunch of mustard greens
2 strips of thick sliced smoked bacon
1 white end of a leek
1T Butter
White wine
2 cloves garlic minced
Salt and pepper to taste

  1. In large dry skillet begin cooking 2 strips of thick slice smoked bacon cut in 1/2″ long pieces.
  2. When the bacon has cooked enough to have bacon fat pooled in the pan, but not done, add the white part of the leek cut into 1/2″ pieces broken into ringlets and sweat them;
  3. Add 1T butter to increase the fat level;
  4.  Deglaze with cheap chardonnay and once deglazed add more wine to create a thin sauce;
  5. Add greens that have been rough cut to 3/4″ slices;
  6. Steam with lid to wilt then add 2 gloves of minced garlic;
  7. season to taste with fresh-ground course black pepper and kosher salt;
  8. Cook until almost done and turn off until Tom is home from work;
  9. Reheat to finish cooking and serve.
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