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Wild garlic, nettle and asparagus frittata with ricotta

Frittatas are one of the dishes that often get thrown together with leftovers in my house. This one, though, was more deliberate and worthy of a meal and a shopping trip in itself. I have suggested using wild garlic and nettles, if you can pick or buy some near you. Prep 10 min Cook 15 min Serves 4 2 tbsp olive oil, or butter 1 handful wild garlic, or 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped 1 small bunch spring onions Salt and black pepper 2 x 250g bunches asparagus…

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Calzone with greens

Ingredients 500g strong white bread flour 1 tsp dried yeast 1 tbsp olive oil semolina or polenta for dusting For the filling 12 slices chorizo 2 garlic clove, finely chopped 200g kale cavolo nero or other leafy green 2 balls mozzarella, torn into pieces walnut-size lump of Parmesan Method Put the flour, yeast, 1 tbsp oil, 300ml lukewarm water and a big pinch of salt in a bowl and mix to a soft, wettish dough. Knead in a mixer or by hand, lifting the dough as you work it to…

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Spring greens with lemon dressing

Ingredients 250g broccoli, thicker stalks halved 400g spring greens, thick stalks removed and shredded For the dressing 2 garlic cloves, crushed zest and juice 1 lemon 2 tbsp olive oil Method To make the dressing, mix the garlic, lemon juice and zest, olive oil and some seasoning together. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, then add the broccoli and greens, and cook for about 5 mins until tender. Drain well, then toss through the dressing and serve. Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2012

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