Lemon Sesame Glazed Greens

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 7 mins

This recipe is adapted from Alton Brown's Good Eats. You may use spinach, mustard greens, kale, or greens of your choice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove any large stems and wash greens thoroughly. Roughly chop greens.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Once hot, add olive oil. Add garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper, stirring to combine. Add the greens and saute 4-5 minutes, tossing coninually, till desired texture is achieved). Add the red pepper flakes and sesame seeds(and/or sesame oil if desired). Toss to mix.
  4. Adjust seasoning if needed.
  5. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
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5 5

TY for a great recipe that cranked up my usual salad that I have for supper every night. I followed your directions w/the omission of red pepper flakes, oh and the dark sesame oil. I lovely combination of flavor blends. Thanks Sharon! Made for Adopt-A-Tag~

5 5

The lemon Sesame greens were just so terrific. I utilized wonderful fresh spinach and there just was nothing I didn't love about this side dish. Loved the frequent garlic, the freshness of the lemon juice, the sesame seeds, the red pepper flakes. The only little addition was *caramelized onion* and fresh grated Parmesan cheese on top. Thank you, Sharon!