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  1. MaxieP

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    I bought a bag of mixed cabbage and leeks and wondered if anyone has any preparation suggestions?
     
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    cook it then drain it and add grated chesse to it and let it melt sooo nice think it was jim who told me this yummyyy
     
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    fry with butter :D yum
     
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    hows you second week going vicky?
     
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    fry it up with bacon lardons, yum yum
     
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    Thanks for suggestions - never think to fry greens. Will leave the bacon as veggie, and don't think Quorn bacon would have the same impact ;)
     
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    they are the best fried. Especially Kale :D
     
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    Definately fried in plenty of butter, I usually add bacon lardons & cream too... doesn't help much on the veggie stakes.
     
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    ummmm kale
     
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    I've never tried kale i keep walking past it in asda, picking it up then thinking "Hmmm not sure i like the look of that" and putting it back.

    Sounds like I might be missing out though. What does it taste like??
     
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    It's nice, it has a very fresh green taste.
     
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    mega get some try it nice with pepper and butter
     
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    Is it like cabbage then?? cos I hate cabbage!
     
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    stronger taste to cabbage
     
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    Hmmm i might get some next time I'm in asda then.

    Anything to add a bit of variety in the veg department. Getting a bit fed up of Brocolli and cauli.
     
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    what about green beans, Pak choi, Chinese cabbage, spinach, I love them all.
     
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    i want to know what these alfalfa sprouts are spose we cant get them over here
     
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    ahhh just goggled it looks like cress is that right can we have cress jim love egg and cress mmmmmm
     
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    You can get alfalfa sprouts in Holland & Barratt. They are usually in packets in the fridge section. They are nice on salads but quite a strong flavour.
     
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    I quite like them, and beansprouts as well

    Food Item: Alfalfa Sprouts, raw
    Food Quantity: 1 oz
    Carbs: 1.5g
    Dietary Fiber: 0.5g
    Net Carbs: 1g
     
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