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Recipe By: Whole Foods Market

Greens with Carrots, Feta Cheese and Brown Rice

Jazz up brown rice with carrots, greens and feta cheese! Not only is this dish incredibly nutritious, it’s also delicious and satisfying for lunch or dinner. Thanks to Whole Foods Market Sacramento for this yummy recipe.

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Greens with Carrots, Feta Cheese and Brown Rice


  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 2 bunches dark leafy greens (kale, collard greens or Swiss chard), tough stems removed, leaves very thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 pound feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 (20 ounce) package frozen 365 Everyday Value Organic Whole Grain Brown Rice, prepared according to package directions


Put carrots, greens, onions, 1/4 cup water, salt and pepper into a large, deep skillet and toss well. Cover and cook over medium heat, tossing once or twice, until greens are wilted and tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Toss with feta cheese and spoon over brown rice.

Recipe and photo courtesy Whole Foods Market.

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