Ingredients per serving


Prepare the Garlic

  • Garlic cloves, peeled, whole 12.0 each
  • Olive oil 3.0 Tbsp

Prepare the Vegetables

  • Green beans, cleaned and whole 1.0 lb
  • Olive oil 2.0 Tbsp
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Shishito peppers, whole 20.0 each

Prepare the Spinach

  • Malabar spinach, raw 6.0 cups

Finish the Dish

Grains combined with trendy Shishito peppers and other green vegetables create a flavorful "green" bowl.



  1. Prepare the Garlic

    • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
    • Peel garlic and place in a sauté pan with the olive oil. Toss and place in the oven. Roast for 15 minutes or until lightly brown and caramelized.
  2. Prepare the Vegetables

    • Toss the Shishito peppers and green beans with oil, salt and pepper.
    • Roast for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  3. Prepare the Spinach

    • After the garlic is cooked, carefully take pan out of oven. Remove garlic with slotted spoon and set aside. Reheat pan over high heat. Once hot, add the Malabar spinach and cook for 1-2 minutes until soft but not overcooked.
  4. Finish the Dish

    • Toss the bulgur and wild rice mixture with balsamic dressing.
    • In a wide bowl, place 1 cup of the warm cooked bulgur and wild rice mixture. Add a portion of green beans and 5 Shishito peppers, add Malabar spinach and a few cloves of roasted garlic. Garnish with slices of Asian cucumber and serve.