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PARBOILED GREENS--DO NOT REFRIGERATE already cooked dark green leafy veg?

erica | Nov 5, 2009 01:44 PM

I remember reading that cooked greens suffer from being refrigerated. For example, I believe Marcella Hazan admonishes in one of her books not to refrigerate dark greens after cooking.

I've just parboiled a bunch of broccoli rabe, intending to use with sausage in a pasta dish for tonight's dinner. They have been shocked in ice water and are now cool and sitting in a plastic container.

At the last minute, plans changed and I will be making the dish tomorrow night instead of tonight. I am tempted to leave the already cooked rabe in a container on the counter until tomorrow night.

Mistake? Why?

Many thanks!

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