Mustard Greens with Chipotle and Bacon
2-3/4 lbs mustard greens (2-3 bunches), stems and ribs discarded
4 bacon slices, cut crosswise into ½" pieces
3T extra virgin olive oil
1t minced canned chipotle chiles in adoba
1. Coarsely chop greens, then cook in 2 batches in a 6-8qt pot of
boiling salted water, oncovered, stirring occasionally, until wilted
and tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer with slotted spoon to a large
bowl of cold water to stop cooking process. Drain grees in a colander,
pressing to squeeze out excess moisture.
2. Cook bacon is a 12" skillet over moderate heat, stirring until
crisp, 4-5 minutes. Transfer to a paper towels to drain, reserving fat
in skillet. Add oil, chipotle, greens and salt to fat and cook,
stirring occasionally, until heated through, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a
serving dish and sprinkle with bacon.
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