Definition of bitter greens in English:

bitter greens

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noun

North American
  • Mixed green leaves of a variety of salad vegetables with a bitter taste, such as endives, chicory, or spinach.
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    • Their caramel - sweetness then makes a sophisticated winter salad with bitter greens (endive, chicory), crumbled blue cheese, a sprinkling of freshly shelled walnuts or pecans, tossed in nut oil and sherry vinegar.
    • Nutty sweetbreads, bitter greens, gently brash shallots, and velvety chanterelles suffuse farfalle in well-oiled repertory.
    • This is especially important when salads contain bitter greens.

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