Fresh Shoots Pasta

Fresh Shoots Pasta
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Inspired by the wonderful cookbook Plenty, which is our new favourite, a simple recipe to use up greens and create a delicious hardy meal. We recommend Fresh Pasta. Make it yourself here, or you can buy it at several Ottawa stores.
Recipe type: Easy
Cuisine: Middle East
Serves: 4-6 servings
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 bunch herbs
  • 5-10 garlic scapes OR 3-4 cloves of garlic chopped fine
  • 1 large onion OR 2 green onions with greens chopped fine
  • 1 tsp tumeric
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds OR pine nuts
  • 1 bunch of chard OR beet greens, chopped fine
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh Pasta for 4 people.
  1. Melt 2 tbsp of the butter in a skillet on med. heat
  2. Add the onions and scapes and reduce heat. Saute till golden.
  3. Add balance of butter, and when melted, add greens, herbs, spices, and a pinch of salt. Cook until wilted, mixing frequently.
  4. Add to freshly cooked pasta, serve.

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