Asian Braising Greens with Rice

1 small onion, coarsely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chopped fresh gingerroot
2 cups uncooked instant white or brown rice
2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
4 cups braising greens, washed, dried, finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped green onion
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, (optional)

Spray a large skillet with vegetable cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion for 5 minutes. Add garlic and ginger; sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in rice; brown lightly. Stir in broth, soy sauce and red pepper. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until liquid is almost absorbed, about 10 minutes. Stir in greens; simmer until crisp yet tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in green onion and cilantro. Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired. Serve immediately.

Serves 4.

From www.calpolyorgfarm.com.