So you aren’t sure what to do with the mustard leaf in your crop share?

mustard leaf pestoHere’s a simple recipe from someone who bought Mustard leaf from a Farmer’s Market and then had to find a recipe:

Mustard Greens Recipe – now this one we can do this week as there are onions in the crop share and of course your can adjust the ingredients for smaller portions
Yield: Serves 4
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 pound mustard greens, washed and torn into large pieces
2 to 3 Tbsp chicken broth or vegetable broth (vegetarian option)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1 In a large sauté pan, sauté onions in olive oil over medium heat until the onions begin to brown and caramelize, about 5 to 10 minutes. Add the minced garlic and cook a minute more, until fragrant.
2 Add the mustard greens and broth and cook until the mustard greens are just barely wilted. Toss with sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper.Pesto?

Something a little more varied in the ingredients


6 garlic cloves
1 cup walnuts
2 cups packed fresh mustard greens, washed & dried
1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Place garlic in food processor and mince. Add walnuts and process until finely ground.
Add mustard greens, garlic powder, and salt. Process until a thick paste forms.
Drizzle in olive oil while processing until smooth.