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    Stir-fried cavolo nero

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • Total time: 15 minutes

    Serves: 4


    400g cavolo nero, stalks discarded and leaves cut into 6-8cm pieces
    1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
    2 tbsp light soy sauce
    large pinch caster sugar
    1 tbsp vegetable oil
    1 tbsp sesame oil
    3 garlic cloves, sliced
    2 green Thai chillies
    2 red chillies, quartered, deseeded and cut into 2cm-long pieces


    1. Blanch the cavolo nero in a pan of boiling salted water for 1 minute, then drain. Meanwhile, stir together the vinegar, soy and sugar; set aside.

    2. Heat both oils together in a wok or frying pan, then stir-fry the garlic and the whole and chopped chillies for 1 minute. Add the cavolo nero and soy mixture and cook for 2 minutes. Serve, but don’t eat the whole chillies. SF 

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    This recipe first appeared in the Harvest section of Waitrose Food, October 2016 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue


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