carrot bundles tied with collard green ribbons

My children love making – and eating – these quick carrot bundles. They are rich in calcium, potassium and Vitamin A.

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serves 2

INgredients

4 small carrots

1 large collard green leaf

pinch sea salt

1-2 teaspoons Eden shake (sesame and sea vegetable seasoning)

Process

Wash the carrots and collard green leaf separately.  Slice the carrots in half  lengthwise,

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and then slice each half into three sticks.

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Set aside. Put about 2 inches of water in a medium sized stainless steel skillet; add a pinch of salt and bring to a boil. Drop the collard green leaf into the water;

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when it turns a brighter shade of green, remove it from the water with a mesh skimmer. Slice the collard leaf into inch-wide strips, lengthwise, parallel to the “spine” of the leaf.

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Place about 5 of the carrot sticks in a bundle on top of a collard strip.

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Carefully wrap the (delicate) collard strip around the carrots, and tie it.

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Sprinkle with the Eden shake.

©Nancy Wolfson-Moche 2013