Sauteed Mixed Greens

Preparation info

  • Serves


    as a Side dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Falling Cloudberries

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2004

  • About

For me there is nothing like a healthy and simple plate of greens to serve with any grilled (broiled) or roast meats. This is a recipe from ‘Osteria’, one of my favourite eating houses in Siena.


  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) silverbeet (swiss chard)
  • 500<


Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Wash and trim the silverbeet, spinach and chicory and cook them for a few minutes in the boiling water. If they don’t all fit, cook them in batches. Drain well and, when cooled slightly, chop them up.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over low heat and sauté the celery until it has softened. Add the garlic and, when you can smell it,