Pot Liquor: A Southern Tradition To Salvage Nutritious Broth From Greens

Aug 7, 2013
Originally published on January 23, 2014 1:55 pm

Pot liquor — not what the name implies — is the leftover water of boiled greens.

It’s a Louisiana tradition to save the nutrient and vitamin-rich water that leaches out during cooking.

NPR food and health correspondent Allison Aubrey tastes some of the greens water and shares tips on how to use it.


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