The Secret to Healthy Eating: Eat Your Bolting Garden Vegetable Tops


John from shows you the best way to use the bolting tops from all your brassica plants including mustard greens, kale, cauliflower, collard greens, napa cabbage, cabbage, mizuna, onions, leeks, parsley, and much more.

In this episode, you will learn how John loves to continually harvest his bolting tops to create a delicious meal to eat using the instant pot.

You will learn the best way to harvest your bolting tops and harvest them so they are nice and tender and perfect for eating raw in a salad or cooking in the instant pot.

You will discover how John harvests most of his bolting tops in the spring or fall to create a delicious nutritarian plant-based meal using vegetables from his garden, potatoes, sweet potatoes, shitake mushrooms, and beans to make a healthy meal.

After watching this episode, you will learn how you can “milk” your bolting tops for weeks in your garden so you can have a lot of delicious food to eat that would have otherwise been unused.

Jump to the following parts of this episode:
00:00 Episode Starts
00:22 My favorite way to use Bolting Brassica Tops
01:33 How to determine what length to harvest
03:25 Harvesting Kale & Cauliflower Tops
04:33 Harvesting Bolting Mustard Greens
05:25 More Bolting Tops Grow Back
06:14 Harvest Bolting Tops of Brassica,
06:58 Ingredients being used in this recipe
08:04 Recommended Way to Cook Your Food
08:33 These can be eaten Raw but can be strong
09:57 Add Rosemary to Minimize Oxidation
10:25 Food Cut and Prepped
11:08 How to Layer in Food into Instantpot
12:21 Adding in Precooked Beans in Tetrapack
12:50 Ultimate Batchelor Cooking Device
13:34 My meal is done cooking
14:42 Adding Herbs & Spices to Meal
18:07 Finished Meal and Taste Testing

Referenced Episodes
How to Make Cauliflower Crusts

How I cook my greens

Why every gardener needs to grow purple foods

Fresh Meat Free Tacos from the Garden

Rainbow Radish Salad from the Garden

Green Smoothie Recipe from the Garden

Best Way to Consume Greens From Your Garden- Juicing

Subscribe to GROWINGYOURGREENS for more videos like this:

Follow John on Instagram:

Watch all my videos at:

Buy My Ebook with Garden Fresh Recipes for Better Health