People say collard greens are the next kale, but why not mustard greens?
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Sautéed Spring Greens with Bacon and Mustard Seeds

People say collard greens are the next kale, but why not mustard greens? Their assertive, spicy flavor is incredibly grown-up, and as the weather cools, the greens become especially delicious. Here are eight ways to use the greens.

Creamy Mustard Greens with Fried Shallots

Feeling unsure whether you can handle mustard greens' pungency? Start off with this classic treatment, baking them in a cream sauce and topping them with fried shallots.

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Sautéed Spring Greens with Bacon and Mustard Seeds

Sautéed Spring Greens with Bacon and Mustard Seeds
Credit: © John Kernick

Because everything is better with bacon, right?

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Veal Meatballs with Mustard Greens

Veal Meatballs with Mustard Greens
Credit: © Christina Holmes

Instead of serving your meatballs over pasta, spoon them over mustard greens. To infuse the greens with meaty flavor, cook them in the same pan.

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White Bean Stew

White Bean Stew
Credit: © John Kernick

Add mustard greens for a kick of spice to a smoky, satisfying white bean stew.

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Crispy Tofu Bibimbap with Mustard Greens & Zucchini

Crispy Tofu Bibimbap with Mustard Greens & Zucchini
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Stir-fry mustard greens with ginger and sesame oil, then serve them in the spicy, healthy and satisfying Korean rice bowl known as bibimbap.

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Steamed Snapper with Mustard Greens

Steamed Snapper with Mustard Greens
Credit: © Jody Horton

Steam a mild white fish over wilted mustard greens, flavored with soy sauce and mirin.

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Indian-Style Mustard Greens

Indian-Style Mustard Greens. Photo © David Malosh
Credit: © David Malosh

Ready for a greens dish full of invigorating flavor? Blanch mustard greens, then puree and cook them with garlic, jalapeños, ginger, and onion.

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Steamed Mustard Greens with Balinese Sambal

Steamed Mustard Greens with Balinese Sambal
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Toss steamed mustard greens with a fragrant sauce known as sambal matah, made with lemongrass, makrut lime leaves, lime juice, coconut oil, and soy sauce.

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